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Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws: Find out about your workplace entitlements and obligations if you’re affected by the outbreak of covid-19, including information about stand downs from work, working arrangements impacted by school closures, and pay and sick leave entitlements.

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  • Coronavirus and Australian workplace lawsFind out about your workplace entitlements and obligations if you're affected by the outbreak of coronavirus.
  • Award flexibility during coronavirusDue to the impacts coronavirus is having on workplaces, the Fair Work Commission has increased flexibility in some awards including the Restaurant Award, Clerks Award and Hospitality Award. Find out more information on current variations.
  • End of daylight savingDaylight saving time ended on Sunday 5 April 2020 in ACT, NSW, SA, Tas and Vic, with clocks going back 1 hour at 3am to 2am. Find out what employees are paid if they worked when daylight saving time ended.
  • Upcoming public holidaysThe Easter public holidays are coming up. Check if they apply to you and how to calculate entitlements.
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