On 5 April 2016 the Fair Work Commission approved the rule changes following resolutions at the most recent APTIA annual general meeting held in Singapore in November 2015.
The rule changes provide a simplified method of holding Council elections following recommendations from the Australian Electoral Office in 2014. The next Council elections are due in August 2018.Click on the PDF below to view the complete list of Rules of APTIA:
APTIA Rules (434 KB)
On the 29 June 2012 Royal Assent was given to the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Amendment Act 2012. The amendments were driven by irregularities alleged with the HSU which had attracted large public scrutiny. A Fact Sheet on the amendments can be accessed by clicking on the PDF below.
The amendments can be summarised as follows:
By the 29th July 2013, or at least 6 months after the proclamation of the new amendments APTIA must change its rules to include the following new rules (model rules will be shortly available):
The Training requirement is a mandatory one, which requires any person, who have any role on the expenditure of monies on behalf fop APTIA to undertake training on that responsibility.
For more information or if you have any questions, please click here to contact APTIA's National Industrial Relations Manager, Ian MacDonald.