In addition, on 3 October 2018, Together Queensland, Industrial Union of Employees, requested the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission to enter into an agreement to negotiate the basic agreement. That is why the negotiations are now in conciliation. More recently, the Courier-Mail has published numerous articles on the demands of the public sector. On more than one occasion, the government appears to have used the newspaper to make political announcements, with no accompanying details. I wanted to make it clear what we know and what is happening In the coming weeks, a copy of the final contract proposal will be distributed and/or published on the ForGov website. On this date, further information will also be provided to explain the terms of the agreement, the voting process and the timetable. At present, the vote should take place at the end of March, beginning of April. Members are the key to good results in collective bargaining. The extensive feedback and discussion among members served as the basis for our central protocol of negotiating demands, a copy of which you can read here.