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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

Connections - An employer's guide

Provides useful tips and resources to help Australian employers when employing temporary residents, migrants or refugees who wish to work. Offers links to the Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) for organisations, employer obligations and an easy guide on how to check whether prospective employees are entitled to work in Australia.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

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

Employers

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

Employment - Fair Work System

Most employment relationships in Australia are now covered by the Fair Work system. Links to information about the new system.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Employment services provider search

If you are looking for work, you can search the online facility to find the details of your local employment service providers. Employment service providers are agencies that provide various kinds of support to job seekers.

Department of Employment

Fair Work Infoline

Provides 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.

Department of Employment

Forms and publications (Comcare)

Provides single access point to the main Comcare forms and publications.

Comcare

Guide to superannuation for employers

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

Australian Taxation Office

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

JobSearch

Australia's largest free online jobs board. It is a free service to assist job seekers find employment and connect employers with staff.

Department of Employment

Managing risks in the workplace

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

Comcare

National Employment Standards

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.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Super

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

Australian Taxation Office

Superannuation - departing Australia

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

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

Tax withheld calculator

If you are an employer or another withholding payer, the TWC helps you work out the tax you need to withhold from payments you make to employees and other workers.

Australian Taxation Office

Taxation and superannuation obligations

A business with employees or contractors has tax obligations and must make superannuation payments for eligible employees. This page links to information on determining the status of workers for tax purposes; fringe benefits tax (FBT); pay as you go (PAYG) withholding; pay-roll tax and superannuation.

Department of Industry

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

Work Health and Safety (WHS) Codes of Practice

Provides practical guidance to achieve the standards of health, safety and welfare required in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) and Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 (WHS Regulations).

Comcare

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