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I’ve been injured at work

*Information* if you’ve been *injured at work*

If you have been hurt or get sick at work, you may be eligible to apply for Workers’ compensation.

Workers’ compensation includes payments to help you pay for your medical treatment and for your wages until you can work again.

Workers’ compensation is governed by individual states and territories. For assistance in submitting a claim visit the workers compensation regulator in your state or territory.

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I’ve been injured at work
Are you a *migrant worker* and have been *injured at work*?

In Australia, employers must look after the health and safety of all workers, including migrant workers and people who hold short-term working visas.

Safe Work Australia has information for migrant workers on work health and safety and workers’ compensation in Australia, including a checklist for new workers to use when starting a new job.

Safe Work Australia – Working safely in Australia

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I’m not an Australian citizen I’m working in Australia on a visa

I’m working in Australia on a visa

Your *rights* when *working in Australia* on a *visa* 

All people working in Australia, including migrant workers and foreigners who hold short-term working visas are entitled to the same basic rights and protections at work. To find out more about your rights and entitlements at work and to check your wages and conditions visit the Fair Work Ombudsman’s website.

Your employer must ensure that they comply with both Australian workplace laws and immigration laws. You can find information about Australia’s immigration laws and check your visa working conditions on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Fair Work Ombudsman

Department of Home Affairs

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I’m not an Australian citizen I’m working in Australia on a visa
*Information* if you’ve been *injured at work*

In Australia, employers must look after the health and safety of all workers, including migrant workers and people who hold short-term working visas.

Safe Work Australia has information for migrant workers on work health and safety and workers’ compensation in Australia, including a checklist for new workers to use when starting a new job.

Safe Work Australia – Working safely in Australia

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I’m not an Australian citizen I’m working in Australia on a visa
*Protecting migrant workers*

The Australian Government is commitment to protecting migrant workers. In 2016 the Government established the Migrant Workers Taskforce.

In March 2019 the taskforce released the Report of the Migrant Workers’ Taskforce which outlines 22 recommendations aimed at improving workplace protections for vulnerable migrant workers. The Government has accepted all 22 recommendations in principle.

Migrant Workers Taskforce

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I’m not an Australian citizen I’m working in Australia on a visa

I want to know my workplace rights and entitlements

*Learn* more about *Australia's National Workplace Relations System*

Australia’s National Workplace Relations System is established by the Fair Work Act 2009 and other laws and covers the majority of private sector employees in Australia. Employee entitlements are set out in the Fair Work Act 2009 and other workplace legislation. 

Australia’s workplace relations laws are enacted by the Commonwealth Parliament. The practical application of the Fair Work Act in workplaces is overseen by the Fair Work Commission and the Fair Work Ombudsman.

The practical application of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act is overseen by the Fair Work Commission and the Registered Organisations Commission. 

Australia’s National Workplace Relations System

Fair Work Commission 

Registered Organisations Commission

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I want information about Australia’s workplace relations law. I want information about the Fair Work Act
*Understand* your *rights and entitlements* as an *employee*

All Australian employees are entitled to basic workplace rights and entitlements through Australia’s National Employment Standards (NES).

If you’re not sure what your workplace rights and entitlements are, the Fair Work Ombudsman and Safe Work Australia can help. Their websites provide information and advice as well as tools and resources to help you resolve issues in the workplace. 

National Employment Standards

Fair Work Ombudsman

Safe Work Australia

Fair Work Ombudsman and Safe Work Australia
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I want to know my rights and entitlements in the workplace. I want to know how to check my entitlements I want to know who can help me if I’m not receiving my entitlements
Achieve a *work life balance* with *flexible work arrangements*

There are many reasons why you may be considering flexible working arrangements, including parent and carer responsibilities, volunteering in your community, or to provide support for a person experiencing family or domestic violence.

The Fair work Ombudsman has information, advice and guides on how to request flexible working arrangements and who is eligible for them.

Fair Work Ombudsman

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I need information on flexible working arrangements
*Request data* on your *Enterprise Agreement*

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

Workplace Agreements Database

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I want information on my Enterprise Agreement

I need information on Paid Parental Leave

*Support* for *parents* taking *parental leave*

The Paid Parental Leave scheme provides eligible working parents with up to 18 weeks of government-funded Parental Leave Pay at the rate of the National Minimum Wage.

The Supporting Working Parents website is a one-stop-shop that contains information for employees on workplace rights and obligations in relation to pregnancy, parental leave and return to work. 

Paid Parental Leave Scheme

Supporting Working Parents

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I’m pregnant My partner is pregnant I’m adopting a child

I have unpaid employment entitlements

*Financial assistance* for *employees* who have *unpaid entitlements*

FEG is a legislative safety net scheme which provides financial assistance to cover certain unpaid employment entitlements to eligible employees who lose their job due to the liquidation or bankruptcy of their employer.

If your employer’s insolvency event occurred prior to 5 December 2012, in limited circumstances assistance may still be available under the General Employee Entitlements and Redundancy Scheme (GEERS).

Fair Entitlements Guarantee

General Employee Entitlements and Redundancy Scheme

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My employer has entered into insolvency or bankruptcy I am owed employee entitlements

I want information on new employment trials

Support *Indigenous communities and organisations* to *deliver employment services* in Yarrabah, Queensland

The Australian Government has invested $5 million over four years for the trial of a place-based employment services model in the Indigenous community of Yarrabah in norther Queensland.

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Indigenous Australians in Yarrabah who are in receipt of income support
*Explore Australia through seasonal work opportunities* in *horticulture*

Seasonal work gives you the opportunity to see Australia and help our farmers. The Seasonal Work Incentives Trial is available to job seekers who are interested in agriculture and seasonal work on farms. You could earn up to $5,000 on top of your income support payments. You can also search for seasonal work through the Harvest Trial site. Visit the below websites to find out if you are eligible.

Seasonal Work Incentives Trial

Harvest Labour Services

Harvest Trail

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I’m interested in agriculture and seasonal work on farms I’d like to earn up to $5,000 on top of my income support payments
Assisting *mature aged people* to get a *competitive edge* in their local labour market

The Career Transition Assistance Program aim is to help people who are 45 years of age or older gain new digital skills, and tailor their job applications to opportunities available in their local labour market.

The Career Transition Assistance is available to people 45 years of age or over and registered with an employment services provider. 

Career Transition Assistance

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I’m 45 years of age or older I want to explore a new career path I want to gain new skills
*Working* with *local communities* to develop *employment initiatives* to improve *regional employment outcomes*

The Regional Employment Trials (RET) are bringing together local governments, employers, training organisations, not-for-profits, employment services providers and other community organisations to develop tailored employment initiatives that meet local needs and improve regional employment outcomes in 10 disadvantaged regions across Australia.

Local stakeholders in the 10 selected regions are encouraged to develop employment project proposals for initial consideration by their local Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees. Activities are expected to better connect employers with regional Australians looking for work, identify future employment, training or work experience opportunities, and help address local skills gaps.

Regional Employment Trials

Other trials

New Employment Services Trial
Online Employment Services Trial
Volunteer Online Employment Services Trial

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Is this for me?
I live in one of the 10 selected regions

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