Employment and workplace
The Fair Work Ombudsman site is your gateway to information and advice about Australia's workplace rights and rules, whether you're an employee, employer or contractor.
You'll find information on pay, awards, employment, leave, termination and complaints, including answers to frequently asked questions.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has produced Best Practice Guides to 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.
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) is the lead government agency providing national leadership in education and workplace training, transition to work and conditions and values in the workplace.
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.
As the national workplace relations tribunal, it is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions relating to minimum wages and employment conditions, enterprise bargaining, industrial action, dispute resolution, termination of employment and other workplace matters.
The Fair Work system is Australia’s national workplace relations system. Designed to balance the needs of employees and employers.
SkillsInfo provides comprehensive data on industry employment trends and industry prospects in Australia. SkillsInfo also provides information and links on the Australian labour market, vacancy trends, skills shortages, regional employment, and education and training.
If you are a former temporary resident, you can claim super benefits you accumulated while working in Australia. To claim the Departing Australia superannuation payment (DASP) you must have visited on an eligible temporary resident visa (which has expired or been cancelled), and permanently departed Australia.
Australian Taxation Office homepage for superannuation. Contains key superannuation information such as reporting and lodgment dates and the Register of Complying Superannuation Funds. Resources and services include online services, calculators and superannuation law.
Telework is working regularly from a place other than the office, in most cases from a home office. It utilises information and communications technology to stay connected to colleagues and work systems
Provides businesses and training providers with information on responding to the challenges of an ageing workforce. The site encourages businesses to make greater use of older workers and helps training providers better respond to the needs of business in this environment.
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) aims to improve gender equality in Australian workplaces. It is also committed to raising the level of public awareness and debate of gender equality issues in the workplace.