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Employer information

Employer resources

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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 – tax and superannuation obligations

You may have tax and superannuation obligations if you employ or contract workers into your business, either full-time or part-time.

Australian Taxation Office

Employing people

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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 and Science

For Employers – apprenticeships

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 and Science

Indigenous wage subsidy

Provides an incentive paid to employers when they employ eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on an ongoing basis. From 1 July 2015, new streamlined support will be available for Indigenous jobseekers and their employers.

Department of Employment

Information for employers – anti-discrimination

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

Small business

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Provides links to a range of tools and resources to help you keep on top of your workplace relations obligations.

Department of Employment

Visas and immigration information for employers

Provides information for employers looking to bring skilled workers to Australia when they cannot find an appropriately skilled Australian.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection