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About Fair Work Ombudsman:

Our main role is to:

  • Promote harmonious, productive and cooperative workplace relations
  • Ensure compliance with Australian workplace laws
  • Monitor certain 457 and 482 subclass visa arrangements.

Our free services include:

  • A single point of contact for reliable and timely information about Australia's workplace relations system
  • Educating people working in Australia about fair work practices, rights and obligations
  • Assessing complaints or suspected breaches of workplace laws, awards and registered agreements and some Fair Work Commission orders
  • Litigating in some circumstances to enforce workplace laws and deter people from doing wrong in the community
  • Building strong and effective relationships with industry, unions and other stakeholders.

For more information, visit https://www.fairwork.gov.au/