Enterprise Agreement April 2017

IP Australia’s Enterprise Agreement (EA) bargaining process has now concluded for this round and the proposed EA has been approved by APSC, ready for staff to vote.

The offer

  • Improved consultation clause
  • Pay rise of 6% over three years
    • 3% at commencement
    • 2% 12 months after commencement
    • 1% 18 months after commencement
  • No changes to recreational leave, personal leave and Christmas/New Year shutdown
  • Maintain 7.21 work day
  • Superannuation remains at 15.4% for PSSap members

Staff are encouraged to read the


The vote will open on at 9.00am on Monday 3 April and closes at 3.00pm on Thursday 6 April.

All staff are strongly encouraged to cast their ballot, every vote counts!

Supporting documents

The following documents relate to this round of bargaining.

Contact the EA bargaining team

Enterprise Agreement Team: MDB-EA-Team
CPSU Representatives: MDB-Union-Delegates

Last updated: 
2 December 2016