Reporting to parliament

We report specific information either directly to Parliament or make it accessible on our website.

Budgets and expenditures

Budget statements outline the resources and budgeted expenses of the Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman during each financial year.
















The Workplace Ombudsman and Workplace Authority were the predecessor agencies of the Fair Work Ombudsman.


All requests for tenders by the Fair Work Ombudsman are advertised on the Government Tendering website.

For a list of our current tenders, visit the AusTender website.

Commonwealth Child Safe Framework

The Commonwealth Child Safe Framework is a whole-of-government policy that sets minimum standards for Australian Government entities to create and maintain behaviours and practices that are safe for children.

Under the Framework, entities are required to publish an annual statement of compliance with the Framework, including an overview of the entity’s child safety risk assessment.

The Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in connection with our work and with our employees. The Annual Statement of Compliance reflects the Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman's commitment to the Commonwealth Child Safe Framework and the practical application across the agency.

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Senate order for contract listing – Listing for the period 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023

The Senate Order contract listing sets out Fair Work Ombudsman contracts valued at or above $100,000 (GST inclusive) that:

  • have not been fully performed as at 31 December 2023, or
  • have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 31 December 2023.

Most of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties that may be obtained or generated in carrying out the contract. The reasons for including these provisions include:

  • ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets and proprietary information; and/or
  • for the protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.

The Accountable Authority of the Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman has assured that the listed contracts don’t contain any inappropriate confidentiality provisions.

Details of procurement contracts are available through the Senate Order Report located on the AusTender Homepage.

For information about non-procurement contracts, download the Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman’s non-procurement contracts Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman’s non-procurement contracts .

The estimated cost of complying with this Order is: $1,500. This estimate is based on the staff resources used to respond to the Order.

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