Latest News and Bargaining Updates

Below are the latest updates about our Enterprise Agreement negotiations. 
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Fair Work Commission Decision

The Fair Work Commission has shared its decision to terminate our existing Enterprise Agreement, effective 26 September 2017.

Fair Work Commission Hearing complete

The Fair Work Commissioner will be considering in the coming months Murdoch's application to terminate its existing Enterprise Agreement.

Fair Work Commission Update

Murdoch is nearing the end of providing evidence at the Fair Work Commission. 

Murdoch at Fair Work Commission

Murdoch University is at the Fair Work Commission from 4-21 July, with the aim of terminating our existing Enterprise Agreement and resetting negotiations from a more workable starting point.

Murdoch response to NTEU advertisement


Read more about Murdoch's approach to securing a new Enterprise Agreement and our response to an NTEU advertisement.

Murdoch lodges submissions and evidence with the Fair Work Commission


We have taken the next step in our application to terminate our Enterprise Agreement and start negotiations on a new Agreement from a clean slate.

Murdoch responds to NTEU and provides updated position.


NTEU presents revised position


Murdoch and the NTEU met on 28 April, with the Union presenting a revised position

Fair Work Commission re-lists Hearing date


The Fair Work Commission has relisted the Enterprise Agreement termination Hearing to 4 – 21 July.

Murdoch lodges materials with FWC


Murdoch lodges materials with the Fair Work Commission (FWC) as part of the University’s application to terminate the current Enterprise Agreement.

Murdoch seeks Hearing date at Fair Work Commission


Murdoch remains focussed on reaching an Enterprise Agreement which secures the sustainable future of the University.

Bargaining Update - Salaries and Administration


The latest negotiations update between the University and the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

Bargaining Update - Murdoch addresses position on all bargaining matters


The University met with the NTEU today to discuss the latest round of Enterprise Bargaining Negotiations.

Bargaining Update - Murdoch presents 2017 budget


The University met with the NTEU today to discuss the first of Enterprise Bargaining Negotiations.

Undertakings commitment 


As Vice Chancellor of Murdoch University, I give you my firm commitment that we will continue working to deliver a fair agreement that ensures the long-term sustainability of Murdoch University.

Vice Chancellor provides feedback on Fair Work Commission Conference


The University is seeking to arrive at a fair and equitable enterprise agreement. Read more about the upcoming negotiations.

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