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Information for employers

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

Effectively preventing and responding to sexual harassment: a code of practice for employers

A publication providing employers with practical guidance on the sexual harassment provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act and assistance with development and implementation of policies & procedures to eliminate and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.

Australian Human Rights Commission

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


Links to information to assist employers to meet their tax and superannuation obligations. You have specific responsibilities at every stage of your worker's engagement, from engaging your first employee or contractor through to ceasing to be an employer.

Australian Taxation Office

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


Helps mature-age people participate in the workforce. Includes access to free career advice and information on programs and services for employers interested in employing more mature age Australians.

Department of Employment

Guide to superannuation for employers

Provides information and advice for employers on paying superannuation for employees and contractors.

Australian Taxation Office

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

Managing risks in the workplace

Efficient management of work health and safety risks within a workplace will reduce the number and severity of incidents.



Provides tax information about superannuation for workers, employers, self-managed super funds and superannuation professionals.

Australian Taxation Office

Tasmanian Jobs Programme

Tasmanian businesses that provide jobs to people who have been unemployed for at least six months may be able to get financial assistance from the Australian Government.

Department of Employment

Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)

Visa holders who do not have a label in their passport can confirm their current visa details online. Organisations can use VEVO to check the visa status of visa holders applying for work, study, licenses and access to government services.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

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

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