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08 July 2016

1997 Award Simplification Case

Re Award Simplification Decision; Re The Hospitality Industry – Accommodation, Hotels, Resorts and Gaming Award 1995 (1997) 75 IR 272 – Giudice J President, Ross VP, McIntyre VP, MacBean SDP and McDonald C, Decision issued 23 December 1997, Print P7500

Under the Workplace Relations Act 1996, the Australian Industrial Relations Commission is required to review all federal awards to ensure they are up-to-date, in plain English and include only 20 ‘allowable matters’. The test case establishes a set of principles to guide the Commission in this process.