About this benchbook
The Enterprise agreements benchbook has been prepared by the Fair Work Commission to assist parties bargaining, making and lodging enterprise agreements under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Information is provided to parties to assist in the preparation of material before the Commission.
The online benchbook is under construction, and will be published when the completed version is available.
The current PDF version (as at 31 July 2017) is available here:
The content of this benchbook should be used as a general guide only. The benchbook is not intended to be an authority to be used in support of a case at hearing.
Precautions have been taken to ensure the information is accurate, but the Commonwealth does not guarantee, and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained in this benchbook or on any linked site.
The information provided, including cases and commentary, are considered correct as of the date of publication. Any changes to legislation and case law will be reflected in updates to this benchbook.
This benchbook is not a substitute for independent professional advice and users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.
In many areas of Indigenous Australia, it is considered offensive to publish names of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have recently died. Users are warned that this benchbook may inadvertently contain such names.
Links to external websites
Where this benchbook provides links to external websites, these links are provided for the visitor's convenience and do not constitute endorsement of the material on those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service.
The Commission acknowledges the services provided by AustLII, Thomson Reuters and LexisNexis, which were utilised in compiling this benchbook.