Fair Work Information Statement - Australian Government

Description

If you are an employer covered by the national workplace relations system, you will need to give each new employee a Fair Work Information Statement before, or as soon as possible after, the new staff member starts employment.

A Fair Work Information Statement provides basic information on national standards for employment matters and contains information about:

  • the National Employment Standards (NES)
  • the effect on an employee's NES entitlements when there is a transfer of business
  • modern awards
  • agreement making under Act
  • individual flexibility arrangements
  • the right to freedom of association
  • termination of employment
  • right of entry (including the protection of personal information by privacy laws)
  • the role of related Government Agencies.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Duration

Ongoing

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Fair Work Information Statement (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Fair Work Act 2009 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Fair Work Regulations 2009 Australian Government

Additional information

You may provide the statement by:

  • giving it personally to the employee
  • posting it to the employee
  • emailing it, or a direct electronic link, to the employee
  • faxing it to the employee
  • another method that meets the requirements.

It is recommended that the employer retain details of how the statement was provided to each employee.

Administering agency

Fair Work Ombudsman

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.