Workplace rights

In Australia, employers are required to provide employees with a contract of employment, which outlines the terms and conditions of employment. These terms and conditions must meet minimum standards set by the government. Learn what should be included in employment agreements, and where to go if you need help or advice to ensure your rights are being met.

The Fair Work Ombudsman

The Fair Work Ombudsman provides free information and advice on pay, conditions and workplace rights and obligations in Australia.

To check your pay rate and workplace rights:

Fair Work quick links

Pay rates and salaries

Find out if you’re getting the pay that you’re entitled to – see pay rates and salaries.

Should I disclose a disability

If you have a disability, find out whether you should tell your potential employer or not and what your rights are under the law – see disclosing a disability

Videos: Know your rights and entitlements