Casual Employment

Media articles and commentary
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University staff lift pay claim as inflation cuts bite Workplace Express Publication Date02/05/2023 Read on publisher's website (login required)
Academics Union pushes for 15pc wage increase The Australian Financial Review Publication Date01/05/2022 Read on publisher's website
No simple solution for problems experienced by casual staff The Australian Publication Date26/11/2021 Read on publisher's website (login required)
Australia’s universities converting as little as 1% of casual staff to permanent despite labour law change The Guardian Australia Publication Date18/11/2021 Read on publisher's website
AHEIA National Casual Conversion Forums
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Presentation by Stuart Andrews, Executive Director Forum #1 Publication Date22/04/2021 Download
Presentation by Stuart Andrews, Executive Director Forum #2 Publication Date25/06/2021 Download
Casual Conversion - legal advice
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Corrs Chambers Westgarth advice Publication Date05/05/2021 Download
The 12 and 6 month conversion eligibility requirements
Griffith University approach Download
Reasonable grounds for denying conversion
Caution against simply relying on the casual being a student, retiree, or having some other primary occupation Download
Caution against simply relying on the fact that the position has external funding Download
AHEIA template letters
Casual Conversion Denials - Minimalist advice templates Download
Casual Conversion Offers - template wording Download
HE Modern Awards
HE Modern Awards Casual Terms Review - Award variations Download
AHEIA Industrial News Member Update articles
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TPA Casual Conversions - the steps involved Publication Date10/09/2021 View
Casual conversion decisions - assessment requirements Publication Date01/07/2021 View
New FW Act casual regime - reasonable grounds for not offering conversion Publication Date19/05/2021 View
New Casual Regime - Variations of Modern Awards Publication Date21/04/2021 View
New Casual Regime - 6 months transition period Publication Date13/04/2021 View
Fair Work Act 2009 - Casual Employment Reforms Publication Date23/03/2021 View
Modified IR Bill passes Senate Publication Date19/03/2021 View