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Employees who work either full-time or part-time hours but are only entitled to 1 days notice of termination are daily hire employees. This can only happen if the award or registered agreement allows for daily hire employees.

A person who lives with the employee in a relationship as a couple on a genuine domestic basis but isn’t married to the employee. The person can be: of the same sex or different sex to the employee, or a current or former de facto partner of the employee.

An online service (such as app or website) that arranges for or helps facilitate work to be completed. For example, the delivery of food.

Work performed by an independent contractor under a services contract with, arranged or facilitated by a digital labour platform where payment is made for that work.

When someone is not treated fairly or given the same opportunities because of their race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family or carer's responsibilities, pregnancy, religion, political opinion, national extraction, social origin, breastfeeding, gender identity, intersex status, or subjection to family and domestic violence.