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The federal government has recently passed laws that change the working conditions of many people in NSW. As a result, some of the information in Money Stuff! Work Smart may no longer apply to you, in either your current job or future employment. For more information read Money Stuff! Work Smart and the new Work Choices Laws.

Work smart contacts

NSW Industrial Relations (NSW IR)

NSW Industrial Relations helps NSW employees and employers to understand their workplace rights and entitlements and where to go for information and help. We do this through website information, workshops and presentations.

ACTU Worksite for schools

Lots of easy to understand information about the world of work .

Anti-Discrimination Board

Information on rights and responsibilities under anti- discrimination law.
Phone: (02) 9268 5544


Apprenticeships combine practical on-the-job training with structured training to give you a nationally recognised job qualification.


WorkCover NSW manages the State's workplace safety, injury management, and workers compensation systems.
Phone: 13 10 50

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

VET involves learning practical workplace skills that industry and employers value. Training can begin while you're still at school.

Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO)

Provides information and advice to employers and employees about Australia’s national workplace relations system, including the ten National Employment Standards and all modern awards.

Fair Work Online

Here you’ll find information and advice about Australia’s new national workplace relations system from the Fair Work Ombudsman. You’ll also find links to Fair Work Australia - the national workplace relations tribunal.


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Last Updated: 26 November 2012

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