Modern Awards Review 2023-24: Discussion paper on work and care released

FWC have released a discussion paper on work and care as part of the Modern Awards Review 2023-24.

The paper has been prepared by WFC staff to help guide the consultation process and promote a discussion on balancing work and care in the context of workplace relations settings in modern awards.

The release of this paper was previously announced in Justice Hatcher’s 4 October 2023 statement. The paper is published in accordance with the timetable for the Modern Awards Review 2023-24.

Deputy President O’Neill has also issued a statement setting out the proposed programming of the consultation process. The statement also provides an update on the forthcoming survey and research report that was foreshadowed in Justice Hatcher’s 24 November 2023 statement.

Interested parties are invited to make submissions in response to the discussion paper and comment on the conduct of the consultation process by 12 noon (AEDT) on Monday, 12 March 2024.

Modern Awards Review 2023-24: Discussion paper on work and care released | Fair Work Commission (

Written by Ross Ahmadzai

23 Feb, 2024

You may also be interested in…

News from the Ombudsman

The Fair Work Commission (the Commission) has made changes to the wording of the Retail Award in relation to: rosters...

Regional Migration Paper Released

​​An evaluation of regional migration settings has commenced with the release of the Australian Government’s...


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *