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Employment and workplace

Fair Work Ombudsman

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.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Best Practice Guides

The Fair Work Ombudsman has produced Best Practice Guides to assist small to medium-sized businesses in implementing best practice initiatives. Working at best practice helps employers and employees achieve happier, fairer and more productive workplaces.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Department of Employment

The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations has split to become the Department of Education and the Department of Employment.
The Department of Employment is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.

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 - government community grants

GrantsLINK makes it easier to find suitable and relevant grants from the many government grants that are available. It also helps you find the best source of funding and assists you to complete application forms. This page lists employment related grants.

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Fair Work Commission

As the national workplace relations tribunal, it is an independent body with power to carry out a range of functions relating to minimum wages and employment conditions, enterprise bargaining, industrial action, dispute resolution, termination of employment and other workplace matters.

Fair Work Commission

Labour Market Information Portal (LMIP)

Provides comprehensive data on industry employment trends and industry prospects in Australia. Also provides information and links on the Australian labour market, vacancy reports and regional employment.

Department of Employment

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

Telework: Bringing home the benefits of a new way to work

Telework is working regularly from a place other than the office, in most cases from a home office. It utilises information and communications technology to stay connected to colleagues and work systems

Department of Communications

Valuing Australia's Older Workers

Provides businesses and training providers with information on responding to the challenges of an ageing workforce. The site encourages businesses to make greater use of older workers and helps training providers better respond to the needs of business in this environment.

Department of Employment

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) aims to improve gender equality in Australian workplaces. It is also committed to raising the level of public awareness and debate of gender equality issues in the workplace.

Workplace Gender Equality Agency

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