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  • equal opportunity/discrimination
  • privacy
  • award/agreement provisions
  • employment contract law
  • apprentices and trainees
  • minimum employment age
  • occupational health and safety
  • taxation
  • trade practice laws.


Make sure you are familiar with all relevant legal requirements before proceeding. The Useful Links section on HR Advance provides you with links to government and other useful websites that may be of assistance.

Recruitment | Pay & Conditions

Landmark ‘casuals’ decision: does it affect you?

By HR Advance on 2nd Oct 2018

A recent Fair Work decision means many employees currently described by employers as ‘casuals’ could in fact be permanent. This article explains the background to the decision and provides guidance on what you should do if you employ long-term casuals.