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The Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical and Services Union and Launch Housing Limited have a s.739 (Application to deal with a dispute) to articulate in front of Fair Work Deputy President Clancy in chambers in Melbourne.

Parramatta Mission has a s.394 (Application for unfair dismissal remedy) to defeat before Commissioner McKenna in Hearing Room 12-2- Level 12 in Sydney (Moseley).

An application for variation of the Calvary Mary MacKillop Care SA Nursing Employees ANMF South Australian Branch (Aged Care) Enterprise Agreement 2018 (s.210 – Application for approval of a variation of an enterprise agreement) will be determined by Fair Work Deputy President Millhouse in chambers in Melbourne.

The Australian Capital Territory represented by the ACT Health Directorate and Canberra Health Services is dealing with six s.739 (Application to deal with a dispute) before Deputy President Dean in Meeting Room 3 in Canberra (Allen/Ashton/Berry/Cockburn/Foley/Harvey).

A former Hawthorn doctor accused of sexually assaulting more than 50 female patients has been found unfit to stand trial, but will be the subject of a special hearing to determine whether he committed the alleged offences. The alleged victims of Con Kyriacou, 76, have been told that the hearing is unlikely to happen until 2021 and they are furious the matter was not referred to police when allegations were first made to the medical watchdog in 2016. Police were not made aware of Dr Kyriacou’s alleged crimes until they were revealed in a report that prompted dozens more women to come forward. The County Court ruled that Dr Kyriacou was not capable of giving evidence or briefing his lawyer after independent neurological testing confirmed he suffered from cognitive impairment. The Office of Public Prosecutions has told the alleged victims that a special hearing in the County Court can make only a qualified finding of guilt that does not amount to a conviction. Dr Kyriacou is unlikely to be jailed if found responsible, but could be sent for supervision at Thomas Embling Hospital. The former GP faces 34 charges, including three of rape, related to 15 women who allege he sexually assaulted them between 1978 and 2004 while they were medically examined. But at least 51 women have provided statements to detectives at Box Hill sexual offences and child abuse investigation team, who are expected to lay dozens of additional charges. Dr Kyriacou worked for decades as a GP at a Barkers Road clinic until 2017, when he voluntarily withdrew from the register of medical practitioners while under investigation by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

A s.185 (Enterprise agreement) application from RR Lifestyle Support Limited for the Royal rehab Lifestyle Support Enterprise Agreement 2019 (Social, community, home care and disability services) has been ratified by Fair Work Deputy President Mansini in Melbourne on 22 August 2019.

A s.225 (Application for termination of an enterprise agreement after its nominal expiry date) from the Women’s Health Queensland Inc T/A Women’s Health Queensland Wide Inc for its Women’s Health Queensland Wide Inc Enterprise Agreement 2010-2014 (Social, community, home care and disability services) has been agreed by Fair Work Commissioner Booth in Brisbane on 22 August 2019.

Accuro Home and Community Care Pty Ltd has a s.372 (Application to deal with other contravention disputes) with which it must deal in front of Vice President Catanzariti in chambers in Sydney (Williams).