The Fair Work Commission have been reviewing all modern awards since 2014, as part of the 4-yearly review of modern awards. During this process, they've clarified how some award clauses work and changed other clauses.
The Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures, and Elders, past, present and future.
The Fair Work Ombudsman is committed to providing you with advice that you can rely on. The information contained in this fact sheet is general in nature. If you are unsure about how it applies to your situation you can call our Infoline on 13 13 94 or speak with a union, industry association or a workplace relations professional.