The Fair Work Commission is extensively varying existing awards as a result of the 4 yearly review of modern awards.
In a decision published on 27 April 2020 ( FWCFB 2124), the awards in tranche 3 were divided into smaller groups.
The technical and drafting matters for the Black Coal Mining Industry Award 2010 have been completed. The varied award has been issued and will commence operation on 28 January 2022.
Any outstanding common issues claims that have not yet been determined will be incorporated into the varied award by way of a subsequent variation determination.
To access the new version of the award before it commences operation, go to the Modern awards list on our website.
To see the decision relating to this award, go to  FWCFB 6050.
The determination (MA000001 PR736274) was also issued today.