The Australian labour market can be very competitive. Economic factors, your qualifications, skills and ability to speak English and the type of work you are looking for will affect how quickly you can find a job. The availability of work varies in different parts of Australia. The daily […]

Centrelink delivers payments and services for job seekers. You may be eligible to receive an income support payment if you are looking for work, completing approved studies or undertaking approved activities. Centrelink Contact Details Centrelink website www.humanservices.gov.au Information for migrants, refugees and visitors www.humanservices.gov.au/multicultural Information in other languages www.humanservices.gov.au/yourlanguage For […]

If you have qualifications, skills or relevant work experience in a particular occupation, you may wish to get these formally recognised to help you gain employment in Australia. Having your knowledge and skills recognised may also support your future work prospects and career development. If you […]

Everyone working in Australia is entitled to basic rights and protections at work. This includes payment of a minimum wage, rest breaks, sick leave and access to minimum entitlements as set out in the award or agreement that covers your job. The Fair Work Ombudsman […]

You have the right to work in a safe and healthy workplace. All employees must follow their employer’s health and safety procedures. If you have been injured at work, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. States and territories have primary responsibility for Work Health […]

Superannuation is a way of saving for your retirement. You and/or your employer can contribute money to a superannuation fund, which you can normally access when you turn sixty. In most cases, your employer is required by law to pay an amount equivalent to nine per cent of your earnings […]