Australian Signals Directorate Enterprise Agreement

A copy of the agreement can be found here: ACTPS Nursing and Midwifery Enterprise Agreement 2017-2019 The evolution of the strategy has been informed by extensive consultations with more than half of defence staff. Feedback has shown that there is a consensus that the new strategy has advanced defence and provided clear learning, but that we can do even more to strengthen our culture. The enterprise contract applies from 4 April 2019 and expiry date of 31 October 2021. Defence continued to focus on strategic health and safety issues at the corporate level. This includes the implementation of the strategic objectives of the Defence Protection Health and Safety Strategy 2017-2022, through the initiatives, measures and milestones set out in the supporting implementation plan. The strategy released in October 2017 and the supporting implementation plan continue to anchor occupational health and safety thinking and behaviour across all defence business and management systems. Each department aims for 2% of the trained workforce to have access to formalized flexible working rules. These targets have been exceeded in some areas. As of June 30, 2017, the Navy has already exceeded this target by 5.7% for full-time, trained, permanent and ongoing non-marine personnel; the army has 1.2 per cent of its strength under a formal agreement; And the Air Force has 5.8 percent of its workforce trained on flexible and formal work agreements. The agreement applies to all physicians employed by the Health Directorate and Calvary Public Health Care ACT Inc. (this is not the case for visiting medical officers).

Terms and conditions of employment, including remuneration, benefit management and employment arrangements for non-defence executives, are set out in a company agreement entered into in accordance with the FairWork Act 2009. The agreement is drawn up in consultation with the workers and their representatives and negotiated in accordance with the legislation and the government`s bargaining policy. The “One Cadet” reform programme was launched in October 2016. The program aims to standardize the governance of the common elements of the programs of the three ADF Cadet Organizations, with a focus on youth safety, training coordination, communication and business support. The agreement applies to all registered nurses and midwives, nurses and nurses registered in the public service act. The classifications covered by the proposed agreement are as follows: information collected by the Government of Singapore is transmitted to the Australian Government under an intelligence information exchange agreement. This allows the “Five Eyes” to “maintain the strangulation” of communication across the Eastern Hemisphere. This capability focuses on identifying emerging and disruptive technologies that may pose a major health hazard to defense personnel across the enterprise.

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