Date: 27/05/2022
Court/Tribunal: Industrial Relations Commission
Judicial Officer/Tribunal Member: Pidgeon IC
Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) Sections: N/A
Rights Considered: N/A
Other Legislation: Public Service Act 2008, s 149B; Industrial Relations Act 2016, s 562C
Keywords: Education, Training and Employment

This case concerned an appeal by the applicant against the respondent’s decision not to permanently appoint the applicant within Queensland Health. The applicant filed an appeal with the Industrial Registry. The Industrial Relations Commission noted that, in making the decision, particular attention was paid to Directive 09/20 (fixed term temporary employment). The Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) is considered under 4.5 of the Directive. There was no substantial discussion of human rights.

Visit the judgment: Zhao v State of Queensland (Queensland Health) [2022] QIRC 185