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Employer information

Australian apprenticeships - Employers

Information for employers on all aspects of Australian Apprenticeships, including costs and benefits for your business and where to get more information.

Department of Industry

Connections - An employer's guide

Provides useful tips and resources to help Australian employers when employing temporary residents, migrants or refugees who wish to work. Offers links to the Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) for organisations, employer obligations and an easy guide on how to check whether prospective employees are entitled to work in Australia.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

CRS Australia

Delivers vocational rehabilitation services to Australian citizens or residents who have an injury, disability or health condition and assists people to get a job or return to their job. This service is free to people receiving income support payments from Centrelink.

CRS Australia

Employer resources

There are several services to support employers with employees who receive a payment or service from the Department of Human Services.

Department of Human Services

Employers - Fair Work Ombudsman

Provides information for employers about Australia's new national workplace relations system, pay rates, modern awards, record keeping, and dispute resolution.

Department of Employment

Employing people

Employers and employees have obligations to each other. This page links to information about the different aspects involved including: hiring people; employer obligations; employee entitlements; skills development and training; complaints, disputes and employee relations and ending employment.

Department of Industry

Employment - government community grants

GrantsLINK makes it easier to find suitable and relevant grants from the many government grants that are available. It also helps you find the best source of funding and assists you to complete application forms. This page lists employment related grants.

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Indigenous Wage Subsidy (IWS)

Details an incentive paid to employers when they employ eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on an ongoing basis.

Department of Employment

Information for employers - Australian Human Rights Commission

Provides information to help employers deal effectively with discrimination and harassment in the workplace so that everyone involved with your business is treated fairly and with respect.

Australian Human Rights Commission

Taxation and superannuation obligations

A business with employees or contractors has tax obligations and must make superannuation payments for eligible employees. This page links to information on determining the status of workers for tax purposes; fringe benefits tax (FBT); pay as you go (PAYG) withholding; pay-roll tax and superannuation.

Department of Industry

Visas and immigration information for employers

Offers visa and immigration information for employers who wish to sponsor skilled people to work in Australia.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Workplace English Language and Literacy (WELL) Program

The WELL Program assists organisations to train workers in English language, literacy and numeracy skills linked to job-related workplace training.

Department of Industry

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