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Recommencement of bargaining for MOP(S) Enterprise Agreement 2020-23

Bargaining for the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2020-23 has recommenced. The current enterprise agreement will continue to operate until a replacement enterprise agreement is negotiated and approved. Further information is available in Circular 2021/1.

Mental Health First Aid course

MaPS offers MOP(S) Act employees a range of learning and development courses and articles through the MOP(S) Learning platform. Register now for Mental Health First Aid, an evidence-based first aid course focused on acquiring knowledge and strategies to improve the confidence and skill to offer help to someone showing the signs and symptoms of a developing mental health problem or a mental health crisis. The program is an internationally recognised anti-stigma mental health training program for workplaces.

WHS Committee Update

On 16 November 2020 the WHS Committee met to discuss a range of issues, including the Workplace Bullying and Harassment Policy.  The minutes of WHS Committee meetings are available. Online training on the policy is available to all staff. Information on the complaints process is available here.

Upcoming Events

9am - Pay Cut-Off, for pay day 18 March 2021

Pay Cut-Off

Advanced Speech Writing

Learn how to prepare engaging, clear and notable talking-points/speeches for any occasion Register for this course via MOP(S) Learning.


Live webinar: The National Drought and North Queensland Flood Response and Recovery Agency

To support Australian rural and regional communities, the National Drought and North Queensland Flood Response and Recovery Agency, will present a 45 minute presentation on their service delivery.  Register for the live webinar via MOP(S) Learning.


9am - Pay Cut-Off, for pay day 1 April 2021

Pay Cut-Off

The Senate at work

This seminar provides an overview of the work of the Senate including its role, functions and powers. It examines the legislative process and provides an understanding of the powers and operation of the Senate committee system, including its accountability function through the estimates process.  Register for this seminar via MOP(S) Learning.