The Industrial Relations Commission has approved the variations for the 2013 increase for salaries and salary related allowances from the first full pay period on or after 1 July 2013. This Circular applies to all Agencies employing staff under the Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2008) Award. Salaries and salary based allowances in the Crown Employees (Public Sector - Salaries 2008) Award are increased by 2.27 per cent from the commencement of the first pay period on or after 1 July 2013. Agencies should process the adjustments to salaries and salary based allowances. The Salary Rates Tables are included at the end of the attached document.