Current notices

Equal Opportunity Act

Exemption applications

The following applications for exemption from the Equal Opportunity Act (EO Act) are currently before SAET (under s92 of the EO Act).

Applicant: Homeplace Living Supports Incorporated
Case number: 3987 of 2017
Hearing scheduled for: 2:30pm, Monday, 18 September 2017
Terms of application: Homeplace Living Supports Incorporated has applied to the South Australian Employment Tribunal pursuant to section 92 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 for an exemption from the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. The exemption is sought in respect of the operation of Part 3 Division 2 (Sections 30, 31 & 32) of the Act insofar as that Part extends to the employment or engagement of persons of a particular sex. Homeplace Living Supports Incorporated wishes to state that it seeks to employ or engage persons of a particular sex when it recruits support workers.

The applicant seeks to have the exemption for a period of three years.

Please note:  The file is available for perusal by interested persons at the Registry of the South Australian Employment Tribunal, Riverside Centre, Level 6, North Terrace Adelaide.

If you wish to make a submission to the Tribunal in relation to an application for renewal of exemption you should be present in the assigned courtroom at the time mentioned in the above notice. If you attend the level 6 Registry you will then be directed to the courtroom, located on level 7.

Fair work Act

Enterprise agreements

The following applications made under the Fair Work Act seeking approval of an Enterprise Agreement are currently before SAET (Rule 86, SAET Rules).

Enterprise Agreement name Case number Respond by
City of West Torrens Enterprise Agreement (Local Government Employees) 2017
5:00pm 13/09/2017


Any party seeking to be heard in relation to the above matters must advise SAET in writing setting out the objection or any other consideration with SAET by the ‘Respond by’ date indicated above. A copy of the advice is also to be supplied to the other parties to the Agreement.  As soon as practicable after that date SAET will either approve the Agreement or otherwise deal with the matter as it sees fit.

Award proceedings

The following applications made under the Fair Work Act regarding award proceedings (new award, or variation or rescission of an existing award) are currently before, or have been determined by, SAET (Rule 88, SAET Rules).

Award name Case number
Aboriginal Education Workers (DECS) Award

Adelaide Cemeteries Authority Officers Award

Adelaide City Corporation Award

Caretakers and Cleaners Award

Cemetery Employees (SA Authorities) Award

Central Linen Employees Award

Chauffeurs (Ministerial) Public Service Award

Clothing Trades Award

Early Childhood Workers Award

Firefighting Industry Employees (South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service) Award 2007

Government Stores Employees Interim Award

Health Recreation and Fitness Award

Hotels – Adelaide Entertainments Corporation and Staff Employed Under the Parliament (Joint Services) Act 1985 – Award

Intellectual Disability Services Award

Live Theatre and Concert (Adelaide Festival Centre Trust) Award

Local Government Cafes, Restaurants and Snack Bars Award

Local Government Employees Award

Local Government (Health Services) Award

Medical Scientists (South Australian Public Sector) Award

Municipal Employees (Adelaide City Council) Award, 2012

Nurses (South Australian Local Government Sector) Award

Nurses (South Australian Public Sector) Award 2002

Part-Time Interpreters or Translators (Public Service) (SA) Award

Performing Arts Centre (Adelaide Festival Centre Trust) Award

Personal Assistants to Members of the Parliament of South Australia 1989

Police Officers Award

Pre-School (Kindergarten) Teaching Staff Award

Public Service (Recreation Leave Loading) Award

ReturnToWorkSA Award 2015

SA Ambulance Service Award

SA Public Sector and Local Government Entities Clerks Award

SA Public Sector Cafes and Restaurants Adelaide Convention Centre Award

SA Public Sector Clerks Adelaide Entertainments Corporation Award

SA Public Sector Live Performance Award

SA Public Sector Plumbers and Gasfitters Award

SA Public Sector Salaried Employees Interim Award

School Services Officers (Government Schools) Award

South Australian Education Staff (Government Preschools and Schools) Arbitrated Enterprise Bargaining Award 2010

South Australian Government Building Trades Award

South Australian Government Civil Construction And Maintenance Award

South Australian Government Departments and Instrumentalities (Metal Trades) Award 2007

South Australian Government Health Etc. Ancillary Employees Award

South Australian Government Printing Interim Award

South Australian Government Services Award

South Australian Government Transport Workers Award 1994

South Australian Medical Officers Award

South Australian Municipal Salaried Officers Award

TAFE (Educational Staff) Interim Award

TAFE SA Education Staff Arbitrated Enterprise Bargaining Award 2010

Teachers (DECS) Award


Decision given 11 July 2017 [[2017] SAET 66] (case numbers 2344 and 2346 of 2017).The awards named have been varied by order of the Full Bench of SAET. The Registrar will settle the Minutes of Award in each case in consultation with the award parties.The operative date of the award variations is from the first pay period commencing on or after 1 July 2017.

A copy of all current awards is published on the “industrial awards” page of this website. The updated consolidated awards are expected to be progressively settled and published on the website from about 1 August 2017.

Alteration to rules of an association

The following applications made under the Fair Work Act seeking an addition or alteration to the rules of an association are currently before SAET (Rule 94, SAET Rules).

Association name Case number Respond by
South Australian State School Leaders Association Incorporated  3071/2017  31/08/2017

The above mentioned association/s has/have lodged an application to alter its Rules.  The Association is registered under the Fair Work Act 1994.  The alterations are of a kind that could affect the composition of the membership of the association.  Objections may be made as if the application were for registration of a new association.  The application may be inspected free of charge at SAET, level 6, Riverside Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide.  Any person wishing to object may do so by lodging a notice of objection in the approved form with SAET by the ‘Respond by’ date, and serving a copy of the notice of objection on the applicant association.