News and media releases

Latest media releases

Moreton Bay targeted in FWO compliance activity
19 Sep 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced a series of targeted audits of 19 farms and businesses in the Moreton Bay region, north of Brisbane, following concerns that employers may be breaching workplace laws.
Coffee Club franchisee faces court
17 Sep 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operator of a Coffee Club outlet in Victoria, alleging they underpaid two young workers a total of more than $15,000 and provided false records to inspectors.
Kids clothing retailer faces court
13 Sep 2019
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced court action against a retailer that allegedly underpaid four Chinese migrants over $140,000 and breached Protecting Vulnerable Worker laws, including by committing serious contraventions and hindering-or-obstructing Fair Work inspectors.

Note: Allegations outlined in the FWO's media releases relating to the commencement of litigation reflect those put forward in our Statement of Claim at the time of filing. Some details may vary over the course of the proceeding. 

Media policy

Our Media Policy (DOCX 136.6KB)   (PDF 240.7KB) explains why and how we engage with the media.

Subscribe to media release updates

Use the following form to get an email notification when we issue a new media release.

Subscribe to Media Releases

Privacy statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy. When you subscribe to email alerts we only use your personal information to send email alerts about the topics you have subscribed to. For more information, read our Privacy Policy (DOCX 157.6KB)(PDF 249.6KB) or go to the Privacy page.

Want to save this information for later?

If you might need to read this information again, save it for later so you can access it quickly and easily.

You might also be interested in

pdfButtonLong

Page reference No: 2482