For more information on business negotiations, please see the links below. Below is a summary of the various agreements, including the major changes between previous and current agreements. The new agreement was approved by the Fair Work Commission and began on May 15, 2018 and has a nominal expiration date 30 June 2021. Enterprise Bargaining Flyer (PDF, 4050.46 KB) (will be opened in a new window) . . The Fair Work Commission has approved the 2017 agreement of the Academic Staff Agreement of Western Sydney University and the Western Sydney University Professional Staff Agreement 2017. The university staff contract came into effect on May 15, 2018 and the Professional Staff Agreement came into effect on June 1, 2018. The material to be included in the various staff contracts as a reference can be found here: the 2017 academic staff contract was adopted by university staff by ballot on 14 December 2017.