Related sites

This page has links to other government and workplace regulation related websites.

Government organisations

Workplace relations

The Fair Work Commission external-icon.png (the Commission) is the independent national workplace relations tribunal. It carries out a range of functions relating to awards and agreements, termination and industrial action and disputes.

The Australian Building and Construction Commission external-icon.png (ABCC) is responsible for ensuring cooperative, productive and harmonious workplace relations in the building industry.

The Registered Organisations Commission external-icon.png (ROC) is the independent regulator of unions and employer associations. It promotes compliance with financial reporting, efficient management and high standards of accountability. 


The Australian Taxation Office external-icon.png (ATO) provides a number of tools and resources to help employers, owner drivers and hirers meet their tax obligations.

Workplace health and safety

Each state and territory has a local workplace health and safety body, which regulates and investigates breaches of laws about workplace health and safety, including bullying and harassment.

Safe Work Australia external-icon.png is the statutory agency leading the development of national policy to improve work health and safety and workers' compensation arrangements across Australia. 

Comcare (Commonwealth) external-icon.png works with employees and employers to minimise the impact of harm in the workplace.


We can help with discrimination issues in the workplace. To find out how we can help go to Protection from discrimination at work.

The Australian Human Rights Commission external-icon.png are responsible for leading the promotion and protection of human rights in Australia. They can also help with discrimination issues including resolving complaints of discrimination under federal laws.

Each state and territory has a local anti-discrimination body, which regulates and investigates breaches of state and territory anti-discrimination laws.

Legal organisations

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