Department of Education, Skills and Employment

I want to know my workplace rights and responsibilities

If you own a small business in Australia you are required to adhere to Australia‘s National Workplace Relations System. It provides a safety net of minimum terms and conditions of employment and establishes a range of workplace rights and responsibilities for businesses, employers and employees.

Understand your rights and responsibilities as a small business owner

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Is this for my business?

  • I need to know what my rights and responsibilities are as a business owner

The Fair Work Ombudsman can help you understand your rights and obligations under Australian workplace laws. Their website provides information and advice about your workplace rights and entitlements and has a range of helpful information, tools and resources that can help you resolve any issues you may experience in the workplace. 

National Workplace Relations System

Fair Work Ombudsman

Australian Government Agencies that deliver National Workplace Relations System

Is this for my business?

  • I need information on Australia’s National Workplace Relations System

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