Wages policy

The Government’s principles-based Wages Policy allows for flexibility in negotiating industrial agreements with public sector unions. The Policy is designed to deliver fair and financially sustainable wage increases and conditions that are reasonable in the context of each negotiation.
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The Department of Treasury provides quantitative and policy support concerning the Government’s wages policy framework to promote financially sustainable and fair wage outcomes across the public sector. 

Our stakeholders include the Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s Government Sector Labour Relations directorate, as well as agencies with employees under a State Government industrial agreement.