Employing people in Australia

Australia has a skilled workforce and flexible employment conditions. Businesses and organisations seeking to employ people in Australia must comply with a range of legislative requirements.

These obligations cover conditions of employment, and where relevant, visa status. The Australian Government also provides support for organisations and businesses seeking to find and develop staff.

Further information on employing people in Australia is provided below.

Australian employment conditions

Information on Australian employment conditions including conditions of employment, workplace health and safety, workers compensation, superannuation and tax.

Australian employment conditions

Assistance finding and developing staff in Australia

The Australian government provides assistance to eligible businesses to find and train skilled staff. Further information on this is available in this Guide under Understanding government support programs in Australia

Employment visas

Information on visa options for employing or visiting overseas staff is available in this guide under Coming to Australia: Visas and Immigration