Preventing workplace problems

Annual Wage Review 2021

The 2.5% increase, as well as updates to superannuation and changes to some terms and conditions in several awards, applies from 1 July 2021.

You can now find the new rates in our Pay Calculator and Pay guides.

Subscribe to email updates and we’ll let you know when the new minimum rates for the other awards are available.

See our Annual Wage Review 2021 page for more information.

One of the best ways to make sure you have a productive working environment, free from problems and conflict, is to prevent problems from happening in the first place.

Know your rights and obligations

By knowing your workplace rights and obligations you can avoid any issues that may arise when there is a question or dispute about pay or conditions at work. We have resources to help you find out what applies to you.

Read more at Know your rights and obligations.

Stay up-to-date with workplace law changes

It’s important to stay up-to-date with changes to workplace laws. Minimum pay rates under awards and the National Minimum Wage usually change once a year and the Fair Work Commission can vary awards at any time.

If you’re subscribed to get updates from us, we’ll let you know when changes relevant to you happen.

Read more at Stay up-to-date with workplace law changes.

Communication in the workplace

Regular and open communication helps maintain a harmonious working environment and can prevent workplace problems from happening. Both employees and employers are responsible for open and effective communication at and about work.

Read more on Communication in the workplace.

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