The first formal negotiation meeting of the EB9 round took place on Wednesday 1 May 2019.

The meeting was attended by representatives of Catholic school employers and the Independent Education Union Queensland and Northern Territory Branch (IEUA-QNT).

During this first meeting employer and union representatives agreed to a set of Negotiation Protocols for EB9.  These protocols include an agreement to trial releasing the agreed minutes of negotiating meetings so Catholic school staff can follow in more detail the progress of the negotiations.

At this first meeting Catholic school employers tabled a log of claims. Union representatives also presented a log of claims.

Read more about the negotiations in the latest Staff Update.