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  • We’ve released our 2018-19 annual reportThe Fair Work Ombudsman and Registered Organisation Commission Entity has released its annual report. Find out about our activities for the 2018-19 financial year.
  • Diwali on Sunday 27 OctoberDiwali is a festival of light that coincides with the Hindu New Year. This means that employees may wish to ask for time off work to celebrate. Find out more.
  • Horticulture ShowcaseAre you in the Horticulture Industry? We’ve pulled all our resources together into one place to make it easier for you to understand pay and conditions. Check out our new Horticulture Showcase.
  • Recent Federal Court decision: accrual of personal/carer’s leaveOn 21 August 2019, the Federal Court of Australia handed down a decision about the method of accruing and taking personal/carer’s leave under the Fair Work Act 2009. Find out more.

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