Since the enactment of the Fair Work Act, parties to Australian federal collective agreements have submitted their agreements to Fair Work Australia for approval. Before approving a company agreement, a tribunal member must be satisfied that the workers employed under the agreement are generally « better off » than if they were employed under the corresponding modern arbitration award. If you are looking for an agreement and cannot reach an agreement, if you have any questions about the agreement process, please contact your union or the relevant IR/ER team in your agency. The ministry is starting negotiations for a new company agreement that will cover primary and secondary school nurses covered by the Nurses (Department of Education and Training Agreement 2016). On 3 October 27, 2018, Together Queensland, Industrial Union of Employees, requested the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) to enter into an agreement regarding negotiations on the Certified Enterprise Agreement for State Assets (Basic Agreement). That is why the negotiations are now in conciliation. OIR shall present itself on behalf of the Government at conciliation conferences and shall, where appropriate, request the participation of representatives of the Agency. . . .