More information on trade negotiations can be found at the following links. A summary of each agreement can be found below, including the main changes between the previous and current agreements. The 2017 study agreement was approved by the university`s academic staff on December 14, 2017. The new agreement was approved by the Fair Work Board and began on May 15, 2018 and has a nominal expiry date of June 30, 2021. The documents incorporated by reference in each of the staffing agreements can be found here: Corporate Negotiation Brochure (PDF, 4050.46 KB) (opens in a new window). The Fair Work Commission has now approved the 2017 Agreement on Academic Staff at Western Sydney University and the Agreement on Professional Staff at Western Sydney University 2017. The agreement on academic staff was signed on the 15th. May 2018 and the Professional Personnel Agreement in force on 1 June 2018. . .