Previous legislation changes

Published 23 February 2024

Find out about changes to the Fair Work Act and related laws from more than 5 years ago.

Legislation changes from more than 5 years ago

Australia’s workplace relation systems is regularly updated through changes to legislation.

The Fair Work Act and related laws have been updated since the Fair Work Act was first introduced in 2009.

Learn more about some of these major changes:

For a broader history, including workplace relations systems prior to the Fair Work Act, visit our Australia’s industrial relations timeline.

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