Small Business Fair Dismissal Code - Australian Government

Description

You will be required to comply with this code if you operate a small business. A small business is defined as any business with fewer than 15 employees. This is calculated on a simple headcount of all employees who are employed on a regular and systematic basis.

This code provides protection against unfair dismissal claims, where an employer follows the code. A dismissal will be fair if the employer follows the code and can provide evidence of this.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Fair Work Act 2009 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Fair Work Regulations 2009 Australian Government

Administering agency

Fair Work Commission

Contact details

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Fair Work Commission

Australian Capital Territory
Operating address: Level 3
14 Moore Street
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 539
Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1300 799 675
Fax: 02 6247 9774
Email: canberra@fwc.gov.au
Website: Fair Work Commission (Opens in new window)

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Fair Work Ombudsman

Operating address: Level 10
224 Bunda Street and cnr Akuna Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Phone: 13 13 94

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Fair Work Commission

New South Wales
Operating address: Terrace Tower
Level 10
80 William Street
Woolloomooloo, New South Wales 2011
Phone: 1300 799 675
Fax: 02 9380 6990
Email: sydney@fwc.gov.au

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Fair Work Commission

Northern Territory
Operating address: Northern Territory House
Floor 10
22 Mitchell Street
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Mailing address: GPO BOX 969
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 1300 799 675
Fax: 03 9655 0420
Email: darwin@fwc.gov.au
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Fair Work Commission

Queensland
Operating address: Central Plaza Two
Level 14
66 Eagle Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 5713
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 1300 799 675
Fax: 07 3000 0388
Email: brisbane@fwc.gov.au
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Fair Work Commission

South Australia
Operating address: Level 6, Riverside Centre
North Terrace
Adelaide
South Australia 5000
Mailing address: Station Arcade
PO BOX 8072
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Phone: 1300 799 675
Fax: 08 8410 6205
Email: adelaide@fwc.gov.au
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Fair Work Commission

Tasmania
Operating address: Floor 1
39 - 41 Davey Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1232
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 1300 799 675
Fax: 03 6214 0202
Email: hobart@fwc.gov.au
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Fair Work Commission

Victoria
Operating address: Level 4
11 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: PO BOX 1994
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 799 675
Fax: 03 9655 0401
Email: melbourne@fwc.gov.au
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Fair Work Commission

Western Australia
Operating address: Level 16
111 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: GPO BOX X2206
Perth, Western Australia 6001
Phone: 1300 799 675
Fax: 08 9481 0904
Email: perth@fwc.gov.au