The current coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is affecting how we deal with the Annual Wage Review 2019–20.
As a result, the Fair Work Commission will vary the timetable for the Annual Wage Review 2019–20. See  FWC 1544 for the full details.
You can also read our full Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates & advice.
A statement on 14 October 2019 confirmed the following timetable for the Annual Wage Review 2019–20.
A statement on 12 March 2020 provided an update to the closing date for lodging submissions from 13 March 2020 to 20 March 2020.
Correspondence on 19 March 2020 further extended the closing date for lodging submissions to 4pm Friday 27 March 2020.
A statement on 23 March 2020 provided an update to the closing date for lodging reply submissions from 9 April 2020 to 23 April 2020, and that final consultations scheduled for May will not proceed.
A statement on 6 April 2020 revised the timetable further to:
|10 April–13 April 2020||Easter Break|
|4pm 4 May 2020||Closing date for lodging reply submissions and any submissions relating to data published after 27 March 2020 and responses to questions on notice|
|18 May 2020||Supplementary questions on notice published|
|4pm 29 May 2020||Closing date for lodging supplementary submissions and any submissions relating to data or research published after 4 May 2020 and responses to supplementary questions on notice|
|4pm 5 June 2020||Closing date for lodging submissions in relation to the National Accounts data for the March quarter 2020, responses to supplementary submissions and other data or research published after 29 May 2020|
|4pm 9 June 2020||Reply submissions to submissions lodged on 5 June 2020|
|2pm 10 June 2020||Consultations (via teleconference)|
In a statement issued on 23 March 2020, the President invited parties to file a short submission setting out their response to the Ai Group proposal and other views that they have in relation to the timetable for the 2019–20 Review by 1 April 2020.