The FWO is an independent statutory agency, created by the Act on 1 July 2009.
The FWO supports compliant, productive and inclusive Australian workplaces. The FWO ensures compliance with Australia’s workplace laws by:
- offering people a single point of contact to receive accurate and timely advice and information about Australia’s workplace relations system
- educating people working in Australia about their workplace rights and obligations
- monitoring compliance with, inquiring into and investigating any act or practice that may be contrary to workplace laws, awards and agreements
- litigating to enforce workplace laws and to deter people from not complying with their workplace responsibilities.
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Check out our Strategic Intent and Compliance and enforcement policy on our website.
For more information about our compliance and enforcement activities, please email Lynda McAlary-Smith, Executive Director Compliance and Enforcement at firstname.lastname@example.org.