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Bargaining for New ACTPS Enterprise Agreements (Staff Other Than Teachers)


All ACTPS enterprise agreements expired on 30 June 2017 with the exception of the ACT Public Sector Education and Training Directorate (Teaching Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2014-2018, which expired in September 2018.

The ACT Public Sector Standards Commissioner notified on 16 November 2017 that the ACT Government is commencing bargaining for the new ACT Public Service (ACTPS) Enterprise Agreements.

Voting

Health Professional

On 2 April 2019, the ACT Government advised relevant staff that they have reissued the proposed ACT Public Sector Health Professional Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 (Agreement) is available for consideration until the commencement of the voting period on Wednesday 10 April 2019. The vote will close at 12 noon on Tuesday 30 April 2019.

This Agreement covers Health Professional Officers.  For further information please click on the links below:

Support Services

On 22 March 2019, the ACT Government advised relevant staff that the proposed ACT Public Sector Support Services Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 (Agreement) is available for consideration until the commencement of the voting period on Thursday 4 April 2019. The vote will close at 9.30 am on Thursday 18 April 2019.

This Agreement covers Allied Health Assistants.  For further information please click on the links below:

Technical and Other Professionals

On 18 February 2019, the ACT Government advised relevant staff that the proposed ACT Public Sector Technical and Other Professionals Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 (Agreement) is available for consideration until the commencement of the voting period on 4 March 2019.

This Agreement covers all Technical Officers, Professional Officers, Senior Professional Officers and Information Technology Officers. For further information please click on the links below:

Infrastructure Services

The ACTPS Infrastructure Services Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 ballot closed on 11 December 2018. A majority of those that voted, voted in favour of the agreement.

An application for approval of this Agreement has been lodged with the Fair Work Commission.

This Agreement covers all General Service Officers and Building Service Officers. For further information please click on the links below:

Administrative and Related Classifications

The ACTPS Administrative and Related Classifications Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 will commence operation on Wednesday 3 April 2019.

This Agreement covers all Senior Officers, Administrative Service Officers and School Assistants. For further information please click on the links below:

For further information

ACTPS Staff will be updated on developments throughout the bargaining process through Whole of Government emails. During the bargaining process ACTPS staff and bargaining representatives will be able to direct their queries to the Government Negotiation Team at actpsea@act.gov.au.

Notice of Employee Representational Rights

Under the Fair Work Act 2009 the employer must provide you with a Notice of Representational Rights:

Staff who wish to appoint a bargaining representative should provide details of their appointed representative in writing including full contact details for the representative (name, contact number and email address), so that they can be informed of scheduled meetings and other relevant information.

These details must be sent to:

Mr Russell Noud
GPO Box 158 Canberra City ACT 2601
Email: russell.noud@act.gov.au

Should you wish to discuss this message or the contents of the Notice of Representational Rights please contact Russell Noud, Director Public Sector Workplace Relations at russell.noud@act.gov.au or on telephone 620 76019 or Peter Gillin, Senior Manager Workplace Relations at peter.gillin@act.gov.au or on telephone 620 50307.