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TASMANIAN INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
Industrial Relations Act 1984
The Community and Public Sector Union (State Public Services Federation Tasmania) Inc.
Award variation - vehicular expenses - consent matter - application granted - award varied - operative date ffpp 9 June 2005
REASONS FOR DECISION
 On 20 May 2005, an application was lodged by The Community and Public Sector Union (State Public Services Federation Tasmania) Inc., pursuant to s.23 of the Industrial Relations Act 1984, to vary the General Conditions of Employment Award and the Community and Health Services (Public Sector) Award.
 The application sought to vary vehicular expenses related allowances.
 A hearing commenced at the Commonwealth Law Courts, 39-41 Davey Street, Hobart on Wednesday 8 June 2005 at 9.30 am.
 At the hearing Mr R Miller appeared for the Community and Public Sector Union (State Public Services Federation Tasmania) Inc. Mr P Aiken appeared for the Health Services Union of Australia, Tasmania No. 1 Branch. Mr P Baker appeared for the Minister administering the State Service Act 2000.
 Mr Miller, Mr Aiken and Mr Baker all gave oral submissions in support of the application.
 The award will be varied in the manner sought with an operative date of the first full pay period on or after 9 June 2005. The variation is consistent with the Wage Fixing Principles and the public interest requirements of the Act.
 The Orders giving effect to this Decision are attached.
P C Shelley
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