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Information for employers

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 – 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

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

Guide to superannuation for employers

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

Australian Taxation Office

Indigenous wage subsidy

Provides an incentive paid to employers when they employ eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on an ongoing basis.

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

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

Department of Employment


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

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

Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO)

Visa holders who do not have a label in their passport can confirm their current visa details online. Organisations can use VEVO to check the visa status of visa holders applying for work, study, licenses and access to government services.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

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

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