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Insurance and workers compensation

Having the right insurance will help protect your business and minimise its exposure to risk. This may include insuring your business, your income and your commercial risk.

Australian Industrial Relations Commission

Overview of the major functions of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC).

Legal essentials for small business

One of the first things you need to know when you're starting out is what laws apply to your new business. As a small business owner, you'll know that being legally compliant relies on being aware of rules and regulations.

Sponsoring overseas workers

​If you are an Australian employer and want to employ a foreign national, it is important that you become familiar with Australia's obligations. It is the responsibility of all Australian businesses to employ legal workers.


Information for employers on all aspects of Australian Apprenticeships, including costs and benefits for your business and where to get more information.

Discrimination and Harassement

Provides information to help employers deal effectively with discrimination and harassment in the workplace so that everyone involved with your business is treated fairly and with respect.

Disputes and resolution

An online tool that makes it easy to find the most appropriate low cost dispute resolution service to help small businesses resolve disputes. Also provides information to better understand and manage disputes.

Food industry legislation

Find business information about Australia's food industry.