Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

I’ve been retrenched

Our Department and the Fair Work Commission compile and publish reports on federal enterprise agreements in Australia.

You can request data about your Australian Enterprise Agreement by submitting a Workplace Agreements Database (WAD) request. The WAD database provides data on coverage, wage increases and conditions of employment included in federal collective agreements.

Enterprise Agreement Data

Know your rights and entitlements when made redundant

Is this for me?

  • I’ve lost my job
  • My employer has been entered into insolvency or bankruptcy

If you’ve recently been retrenched the Redundancy Information Statement can help you understand your rights, entitlements and the support services available. Knowing this information can help you plan your transition into new employment.

To find out what other information and support is available contact the Employment Services Information Line on 13 62 68 or email retrenchment@jobs.gov.au.

Redundancy Information Statement

Looking for What’s Next?

What's next logo

Is this for me?

  • I’ve lost my job
  • I want help to retrain and reskill
  • I want help to find a job

If your industry or place of employment is closing down there is support to help you find your next job, career or training options.

The What’s Next? website provides information on career options, training opportunities, help with résumés and practical tips to find a new job.

What’s Next?

Get help connecting with training, job opportunities and support services

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If you live in the Adelaide, Mandurah, North Queensland, North/North-West Tasmania and Melbourne North/West region and have recently been retrenched or are facing redundancy you may be eligible to receive additional support to transition into your next job, under the Stronger Transitions package.

Get help connecting with training, job opportunities and support services

employment facilitator logo

Is this for me?

  • I’ve lost my job
  • I live in one of the 13 locations
  • I want help to retrain and reskills
  • I want help to find a job

Employment Facilitators work on-the-ground with retrenched workers to connect them with training, job opportunities and existing support.

Employment Facilitators are operating in 13 locations across Australia.

Employment Facilitator  

Meet face-to-face with employers in your local area

jobs fairs logo

Is this for me?

  • I want to show my skills to potential employers
  • I’ve lost my job
  • I want help to find a job

Job Fairs are run in areas of high structural adjustments and provide job seekers and people who have recently been made redundant, the opportunity to talk directly to a range of employers about the skills they are looking for and available job opportunities.

Job Fairs

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Last modified on Thursday 11 April 2019 [9866|113991]