16 April: INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS REFORMS: NOW IN PLACE

On 26 March, 2021, the federal Government’s Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australian’s Job and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021 (the ‘Bill’) became law and associated amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (‘the FW Act’) took effect. These amendments are detailed below:  ...

19 March: End of the JobKeeper Scheme

The JobKeeper Payment wage subsidy scheme (‘JobKeeper’) ends on 28 March 2021, and the associated temporary provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (‘FW Act’) located in Part 6-4C will also cease to operate. Employers who are currently utilising the Part 6-4C temporary...

19 March: Easter Public Holidays

The Easter long weekend is coming up, and members are reminded that the Easter public holidays are: Good Friday – Friday 2 April Easter Saturday - Saturday 3 April Easter Sunday – Sunday 4 April Easter Monday - Monday 5 April To ensure that employees receive the...

19 Feb: QHA Wage Guides from 1 Feb 2021

As advised in the QHA Employment Relations (‘ER’) Bulletin on 1 February 2021, the QHA’s ER Department has finalised its wage guides for the modern award wage increase which applied from the first full pay period on or after 1 February 2021. Members can click on the...