Bulletin 1 - Negotiations for new enterprise agreement to commence - issued 1 June 2021

The Northern Territory Public Sector Teachers and Assistant Teachers’ 2017-2021 Enterprise Agreement is due to expire on 11 October 2021 and it has been agreed with the Australian Education Union to commence bargaining for a new agreement.

Initial bargaining meeting

The initial bargaining meeting is scheduled as follows:

Date: Friday 25 June 2021
Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm
Location: Manunda Place, 38 Cavenagh Street, Darwin NT 0800

Bargaining representatives

The Fair Work Act 2009 imposes rights and obligations on employers, unions and employees with respect to the bargaining process. Attached for your information is the required statutory Notice of Employee Representational Rights, advising employees of the right to be represented in relation to the bargaining process.

Instruments of appointment for bargaining representatives can be forwarded before the initial meeting (or at any time during the bargaining process) by email to enquiries.ocpe@nt.gov.au or by mail to:

Attention: Employee Relations
Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment
GPO Box 4371
Darwin NT 0801

Bargaining representatives are requested to contact my office on 08 8999 4282 to confirm meeting dates.

More information

Regular updates in relation to the bargaining process will be posted on the OCPE website. Information on bargaining in general can be obtained on the Fair Work Commission website or you can call their information line on 1300 799 675.

Vicki Telfer PSM
Commissioner for Public Employment
June 2021


Last updated: 10 May 2022

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