The Fair Work Commission undertakes and supports a range of research activities. Details of most of these activities appear below.
Our website contains information about some of the research undertaken, or contributed to, by the Commission.
Annual wage review research – research undertaken by Fair Work Commission staff in the Modern Awards, Economics and Research Section of the Tribunal Services Branch as part of the annual wage review.
Awards research – research undertaken and organised by staff of the Commission as part of our award reviews and annual wage reviews.
General Manager's reports – research published as part of the General Manager’s three year reports required by the Fair Work Act 2009.
Research community – research being undertaken by various external workplace relations academics with support from the Commission.
Partnership research projects 2011 – the Commission selected 2 research proposals: Fair Work Australia's influence in the enterprise bargaining process, and Work, life and flexibility: A qualitative study of requests for flexibility.