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Information for employers

Provides employers with practical guidance on issues like sexual harassment, tax and superannuation obligations, and services that support employers. 

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

Your tax, super and other government obligations will vary depending on whether your worker is an employee or contractor.

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, Innovation and Science

Ending workplace sexual harassment: A resource for small, medium and large employers

A resource to assist small, medium and large employers on understanding and meeting their legal obligations under the Sex Discrimination Act. Provides practical guidance on how employers can prevent sexual harassment and how to respond effectively when it occurs.

Australian Human Rights Commission

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, Innovation and Science

Guide to superannuation for employers

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

Australian Taxation Office

Indigenous Australians looking for work, studying or training

The Department of Human Services can help if you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian looking for work, or want to study or train to find a job.

Department of Human Services

Indigenous wage subsidy

The Indigenous Wage Subsidy programme is no longer available. However wage subsidy and other supports for employers of Indigenous job seekers are still available.

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

Jobactive - helping Indigenous Australians

Are you an Indigenous Australian looking for work, or an employer looking to hire Indigenous staff? Provides links to jobs that are Indigenous Identified Positions, and a register for employers to contact eligible job seekers.

Department of Human Services

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