Fair Work Act 2009 Enterprise Agreement
17.19 Stakeholders also pointed out that if domestic violence clauses were included in company agreements, this would replace the need to negotiate an AFI in order to deal with circumstances arising from a staff member`s experience with domestic violence.  For example, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) stated that 17.57 ACCI proposed that the most appropriate approach to addressing domestic violence in this context is workplace policy and practice and not the mandatory inclusion of domestic violence clauses in formalised company agreements. Under the FW Act, a person – usually an officer of an industrial organization («Permit Holder»), who has an Entry Permit («Entry Permit») may enter a workplace to investigate violations of the FW Act or have interviews with employees whose interests they represent or are authorized to defend. . . .