To understand your legal rights as an employee, visit the
Department of Commerce website.
The Fair Work Ombudsman provides information and advice on Australia's workplace rights and responsibilities. Their website contains information on pay, awards, employment, leave, termination and complaints.
An award sets the minimum conditions – including pay – for employees who work in the same industries or occupations. To ensure that you are being paid to industry standard, view the Ombudsman’s Awards page.
You can also call Wageline on 1300 655 266 for information on State workforce law.