The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning EA was approved by the Fair Work Commission in October 2016, and has been in operation since 26 October. It applies to field staff employed by the department, including forest firefighters. It is important to understand the agreement under which you are working.  If you are a DELWP employee and have any questions in relation to this agreement, please talk to your AWU Delegate or Organiser as soon as possible. It is important that you understand this document and what it means in the course of your week to week employment.