Assist small to medium-sized businesses in implementing best practice initiatives. Working at best practice helps employers and employees achieve happier, fairer and more productive workplaces.
Most employment relationships in Australia are now covered by the Fair Work system. Links to information about the new system.
For information and advice about Australia's workplace rights and rules. If you have a question or problem relating to your workplace, call the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94. Before you call, check out the Before you call checklist (63.6KB). If you do not have this information when you call, you may be asked to find it out and call back.
Like many international students you may get a part-time or casual job to help pay your living expenses while you study in Australia. This information will help you to understand your rights in the workplace. Information is available in several languages.
Employers and employees in the national workplace system are covered by the National Employment Standards (NES). Under the NES, employees have certain minimum conditions. Together with pay rates in modern awards and minimum wage orders, the NES makes up the safety net that cannot be altered to the disadvantage of the employee.
Provides information about issues related to unfair dismissal, redundancy, unlawful termination, and unlawful treatment in the workplace.