Before 2018, the Fair Work Commission was required to review all modern awards every 4 years. During a review the Commission could make new modern awards, or vary or revoke (cancel) existing modern awards.
The 4 yearly review commenced on 1 January 2014. At the start of the review the Commission decided that the most efficient way of conducting the process was in 3 stages:
The Award stage will be completed during 2020.
Note: any variation of minimum wages as part of the modern awards review can only be based on work value reasons.