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President’s statement on Expert Panels – provisional views

24 Feb 2023

Amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 establish new Expert Panels. The panels relate to the Care and Community Sector and gender pay equity. They will commence on 6 March 2023. Justice Hatcher, President has issued a statement today. The statement outlines provisional views on which current cases at the Commission might require an Expert Panel to be constituted. Read the full statement:

Seeking Feedback

We are seeking comments from interested parties on the provisional views outlined in the statement. Send your comments to by 4pm on 3 MARCH 2023.

See Secure Jobs Better Pay Act – what's changing for information on the amendments.