TASMANIAN INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
Industrial Relations Act 1984
Australian Education Union, Tasmanian Branch
Industrial Agreement - agreement approved - operative 1 March 2008 – to remain in force until 28 February 2011 - forwarded to the Registrar for registration
REASONS FOR DECISION
 This application, lodged pursuant to s.55 of the Industrial Relations Act 1984 by the Australian Education Union, Tasmanian Branch and the Minister Administering the State Service Act 2000, was for the purpose of filing an industrial agreement with the Commission.
 On 7 April 2008, the Commission convened a hearing at Commonwealth Law Courts, 39-41 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania to commence on Tuesday, 15 April 2008 at 9.15 am.
 The agreement, to be known as the Teaching Service (Tasmanian Public Sector) Salaries and Conditions of Employment Agreement 2008, is to be operative on and from 1 March 2008 and it is to remain in force until 28 February 2011.
 Mr C Lane for the Australian Education Union, Tasmanian Branch and Mr M Watson for the Minister Administering the State Service Act 2000, presented submissions in support of the consent application.
 Having considered the consent submissions of the parties, I am satisfied the agreement is consistent with: the Wage Fixing Principles; and the public interest and no disadvantage tests required by the Act, and I decide accordingly.
 The file will now be referred to the Registrar in accordance with the requirements of s.56(1) of the Act.
James P McAlpine
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