The Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers, Australia (APESMA) sought re-authorisation of its arrangements to collectively negotiate on behalf of, and advise, translators and interpretors, in relation to their terms of engagement, rates of pay, and other terms of contracts for service.
On 31 July 2019, the ACCC has decided to re-authorise the Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers, Australia (APESMA) to continue to collectively negotiate terms of engagement of members who provide translator and interpreter services, primarily to Government departments as independent contractors, and to advise them in relation to appropriate fee levels and other terms of contracts for service.
The ACCC has authorised these arrangements for a further 10 years.
The ACCC’s determination came into force on 22 August 2019.
|Final Determination ( PDF 368.95 KB )||31 Jul 2019|
|Draft Determination and Interim Authorisation Decision ( PDF 378.81 KB )||20 Jun 2019|
|ACCC to Interested Parties re Draft Determination and Interim Authorisation Decision ( PDF 242.15 KB )||20 Jun 2019|
|ACCC to Interested Parties re Consultation Process ( PDF 513.58 KB )||17 May 2019|