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 Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal inquires into and determines pay and pay related allowances for the Regular and Reserve members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
Links to the business.gov.au page which provides a range of information on employee entitlements, including wages and conditions, awards and agreements, employee leave and holiday entitlements.
Fair Work Ombudsman website's employees section provides information on modern awards, pay rates, a set of 10 National Employment Standards (NES) for all employees and Fair Work Information Statement.
Fair Work Infoline is your gateway to 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 131 394.
Indigenous Wage Subsidy (IWS) is an incentive paid to employers when they employ eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on an ongoing basis.
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.
The Australian Human Rights Commission can investigate and resolve complaints about discrimination at work. You can make a complaint no matter where you live in Australia and at no cost.
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.
Public holiday list of 2013, how to use PayCheck Plus to find the right pay for public holiday workers and what employees get if they do or don’t work on a public holiday. Each State and Territory of Australia has it's own list of public holidays.
The Remuneration Tribunal (RT) is the independent statutory body that handles the pay of key Commonwealth offices including judges and related offices; Senators and Members of Parliament (MPs); chief executive officers (CEOs) such as the heads of Departments; and other full-time and part-time public offices.
27 October-2 November 2013
National Safe Work Australia Week raises awareness of workplace safety issues around Australia. The week aims to encourage all working Australians to get involved in, and concentrate on, safety in their workplace to reduce death, injury and disease.
The Seacare Authority's mission is to promote injury prevention, and high levels of occupational health and safety, compensation and rehabilitation and/or return-to-work performance in the maritime industry; and to monitor and respond to external factors impacting on the efficiency and effectiveness of the scheme.
An information booklet to assist workers from overseas to know their rights and thereby help reduce the incidence of exploitation. Booklets have been translated and are available in several languages.