A summary of each agreement can be found below, including the main changes between the previous and current agreements. More information on trade negotiations can be found at the following links. . The Fair Work Commission has now approved the 2017 Agreement on Academic Staff at Western Sydney University and the Agreement on Professional Staff at Western Sydney University 2017. The Agreement on Academic Staff entered into force on 15 May 2018 and the Agreement on Professional Staff on 1 June 2018. Corporate negotiation leaflet (PDF, 4050.46 KB) (will open in a new window) The material incorporated by reference in each of the personnel agreements can be consulted here: The 2017 study agreement was approved by the university`s academic staff by vote on December 14, 2017. .