Secure Jobs, Better Pay: changes to Australian workplace laws

The Australian Government has amended the Fair Work Act to include a range of new workplace laws. Find out more.

Operator of vehicle repair business penalised

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured a $30,000 penalty in court against the operator of a vehicle repair and maintenance business in Brisbane.

Sydney roofing business operator back in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action for a second time against the operator of a roofing business in Sydney.

$192,995 in penalties for “reprehensible” conduct of former Perth café operators

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $192,995 in penalties in court against the former operators of a café in the Perth CBD after they deliberately falsified wage records.

Melbourne IT company faces court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Melbourne CBD-based IT company and its director.

Anonymous tip-offs help expose workplace breaches

Thousands of anonymous tip-offs about potentially unlawful workplace practices are helping the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) hold employers to account.

How to send an anonymous tip-off

If you know a workplace not doing the right thing, you can send us an anonymous tip-off.

Former Pizza Hut franchisee in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the former operator of a Pizza Hut outlet in south-east Queensland.

Residential building company in court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a Canberra-based residential building company and its director.

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