Business Managers

Arbitration - Work bans are off

On 12 March, Commissioner Black referred the ongoing process of negotiating your wages and conditions to arbitration.

The immediate effect of this referral is that any members currently taking protected industrial action must now stop. We cannot take protected action while we are in arbitration.

If you have any questions about this, please do not hesitate to contact the union office. You can read more here.


Union members have worked very hard to secure more funding for school support staff. This has now meant there will be a reclassification of Business Managers roles within Queensland state schools.

The following position descriptions that include members feedback have been approved by the Department:

We want to hear your thoughts on these new position descriptions. Please email feedback to

Please also see this FAQ document about the RoSAS HR implementation and what it means for the classifications of BMs.