Enterprise agreements are collective agreements provided for by the Fair Work Act 2009 from 1 July 2009.
Agreement-based transitional instruments
Agreement-based instruments are agreements which were in force before the commencement of the Fair Work Act 2009 and include:
- pre-reform certified agreements made by the Australian Industrial Relations Commission by 27 March 2006
- employee collective agreements approved by the Office of the Employment Advocate or the Workplace Authority by 30 June 2009
- preserved state agreements
- pre-reform certified agreements varied and/or extended by 31 December 2009.
Division 2B State instruments
Division 2B State instruments are notional federal instruments that have been derived from awards and employment agreements that were in force in a state (other than Victoria) before 1 January 2010.
Find out more about what agreement applies to you
If you require further assistance in understanding what agreement applies to you, please visit the Agreements section of the Fair Work Ombudsman website.