On 28 June 2018, AMMA wrote to Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation, Craig Laundy, recommending a number of actions related to the Fair Work Commission including:

  • Limiting appointment terms of tribunal members to 10 years.
  • Extending the statutory retirement age of tribunal members to 70 (from the current 65).
  • Appointment at least seven more tribunal members to address resourcing challenges at the Commission.

Click here to read the correspondence.

Click here to read coverage of the letter in the Australian Financial Review on 4 July 2018.