Fair Work Information Statement - Australian Government

Description

All employers covered by the national workplace relations system have an obligation to give each new employee a Fair Work Information Statement before, or as soon as possible after, the new staff member starts employment.

It 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); and
  • The role of related Government Agencies.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Advisory Material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance in undertaking a business.

Eligibility requirements

The statement may be provided in the following ways:

  • 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; or
  • Another method that meets the requirements.

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

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

No fees are required.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Fair Work Act 2009 AG

Regulation(s) name

Fair Work Regulations 2009 AG

Administering agency

Fair Work Ombudsman

Contact details

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Enquiries

Fair Work Ombudsman

Operating address: Level 9
140 St Georges Terrace
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Phone: 13 13 94

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Enquiries

Fair Work Ombudsman

Operating address: Level 3
39-41 Woods Street
Darwin
Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 13 13 94

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Enquiries

Fair Work Ombudsman

Operating address: Level 12
255 Elizabeth St
Sydney
New South Wales 2001
Phone: 13 13 94

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Enquiries

Fair Work Ombudsman

Operating address: Level 3
142 - 146 Elizabeth Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Phone: 13 13 94

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Enquiries

Fair Work Ombudsman

Operating address: Level 2
148 Frome Street
Adelaide
South Australia 5000
Phone: 13 13 94

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Enquiries

Fair Work Ombudsman

Operating address: Level 6
414 La Trobe Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Phone: 13 13 94

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Enquiries

Fair Work Ombudsman

Operating address: Level 11
208 Bunda Street and cnr Akuna Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9887
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 13 94

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Enquiries

Fair Work Ombudsman

Operating address: Level 17
400 George Street
Brisbane City
Queensland 4000
Phone: 13 13 94