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  • Bushfires across AustraliaBushfires across Australia are affecting many individuals and workplaces across the country. Find information about leave entitlements, pay during stand down, where to go for information about workplace health and safety, and emergency and useful contacts.
  • New year, new job?Whether you’re starting a new job or starting work for the first time, we have some handy resources to help you.
  • Do you know your workplace rights and obligations?We’ve updated the Fair Work Information Statement to make it easier to understand workplace entitlements. All employers need to give one. All employees need to get one. Learn more and download a copy now.
  • Changes to awards in 2020There are new versions of several awards starting from 4 February 2020. Find out more about the changes.

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  • Fair Work Ombudsman ( @fairwork_gov_au) Trainee and apprentice rates only apply under a formal training arrangement. Don’t get it wrong – check our info.… https://t.co/vHI6MlEqlZ 8 hours ago
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