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President’s statement on enterprise agreement changes issued

18 Jan 2023

Fair Work Commission Acting President Hatcher has issued a Statement dealing with the changes to making enterprise agreements.

The Statement sets out a draft timetable for the Commission to make the new Statement of Principles required by Schedule 1, Part 14 of the Secure Jobs Better Pay Act.

We are committed to implementing the amendments in an open and transparent way and with the needs of our users in mind. We encourage active involvement from all interested parties.


Any comments on the proposed timetable should be sent to by 4pm on Wednesday 25 January 2023

The Acting President will issue a further statement in the week commencing 30 January 2023 either confirming or adjusting the timetable based on the comments received.