The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the appointment of Rosemary Kayess to the role of Disability Discrimination Commissioner. “On behalf of Commissioners and staff I warmly welcome Ms Kayess to the Commission. She is a leading disability and human rights lawyer who has been extremely influential in her work in international human rights law for people with disability,” said Commission President, Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM. s Kayess will commence in the position on Monday 29 January.

An Application by Life Without Barriers T/A Life Without Barriers (s.318 – Application for an order relating to instruments covering new employer and transferring employees) will be determined by Deputy President Saunders (level 3 , 237 Wharf Road, Newcastle) at 11 am today

The Victorian Healthcare Association Limited is facing a s.394 (application for unfair dismissal remedy) before Fair Work Commissioner Mirabella (Video using Microsoft Teams) in Melbourne at 5.30pm

An application for approval of the Adventist Aged Support Staff Enterprise Agreement 2023 (s.185 – application for approval of a single-enterprise agreement) will be determined by Fair Work Deputy President Dobson (in chambers) in Brisbane today.

St John of God Healthcare is on the receiving end of a s.65B (application for a dispute about requests for flexible work arrangements) in front of Fair Work Deputy President Roberts (video using Microsoft Teams) in Sydney at 9am

An Application by Victorian Hospitals’ Industrial Association (s.252 – Application to extend single interest employer authorisation) will be ruled upon Fair Work Deputy President Hampton In Chambers in Adelaide at 10:30am

Aspire 2 Life Pty Ltd is facing a s.365 (application to deal with contraventions involving dismissal) today before Fair Work Commissioner P Ryan (video using Microsoft Teams) in Sydney at 2pm

Always Care Services Pty Ltd has a s.394 (application for unfair dismissal remedy) to answer before Commissioner Yilmaz (Hearing Room 6.1 – Level 6) in Adelaide