Section 6 provides that Part 2 of the instrument no longer applies to a GSP employee when an enterprise agreement (with the exception of the 2016-2019 Ministry of Environment and Energy Companies Agreement (EED agreement) or workplace determination applies www.fwc.gov.au/document/agreement/AE424941. The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Enterprise Agreement 2017-20 (DAWR) and the DEE agreement are available under the following Desource Locator uniform: The law requires the Minister to consider that it is desirable to set the terms and conditions of employment for GSP staff due to exceptional circumstances. The current agreement of the Ministry of Environment and Energy Companies 2016-2019 does not provide coverage for doctors or biosecurity and veterinary functions. Maintaining specific employment conditions is necessary to ensure that these staff continue to enjoy appropriate employment conditions, necessary to ensure the 24-hour operation of biosecurity and veterinary functions, which require rapid mobilization to protect Australia from pests and diseases that may affect the economy and the environment. . The Department of Agriculture was consulted on this provision. Section 7 provides that the terms of employment applicable to a Biosecurity employee in this section are those set out in the EED Biosecurity Agreement (Article 8) and specify that they are not part of the terms of employment set by the Department of Environment and Energy Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019 (DEE-Agreement). . Point 8, paragraph 1, provides that the DEE agreement (Biosecurity) designates the DEE agreement as it states in accordance with Section 8. · A reference to the act is a reference to the Fair Work Act 2009; No provision is required for the measures in the provision, as there is no impact on the activity or the non-profit sector. Paragraph 8, paragraph 2, point (d), provides for the inclusion of certain provisions of the DAWR agreement in the DEE agreement. . Section 2 provides for the instrument to begin on February 1, 2020.
Part 3 – Veterinary Officers Who Are Not Biosafety Officers Section 5 provides that the instrument applies to an Australian Public Service Officer (GSP) who is in the Biosafety Operations Department (as defined in Section 4) and is not an SES employee. It also provides that it does not apply to the classified information of GSP meat inspectors. Authority: Subsection 24, paragraph 3, of the Public Service Act 1999 .