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Based on the hours that he does, how much is the whole package worth?
Have your worked out what his accommodation is worth his utilities etc?
If you do not meet the minumum hourly rate set by fair work you may have a problem.
To cover yourself you should contact Fair Work and see if there is an award under which he is covered and see if you meet the standards of that award.
Their website is as follows:
If your calculation meet the requirements of the award, if there is one, or the minimum wages then you are ok.
If not then you may owe him the shortfall.
But you have to quantify it all.