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01 Oct 2016... This fact sheet is designed to help refugee and migrant women living in Victoria, and the community services that work with them, to better understand the Ombudsmen's services. Whether we can understand and use Australia's financial systems and participate in the economy affects our health, safety and wellbeing.
This information sheet explains what to do if you think you are being exploited at work. It advises contact with the Migrant Workers Centre and/or the Fair Work Ombudsman. It gives an exploitation checklist to determine if you are being exploited, as well as a checklist to help prepare a report against your workplace.
This fact sheet explains that all workers in Victoria covered by Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Laws. It encourages workers to speak up when they feel unsafe, ensure they receive training they need, make sure that they only work reasonable hours, and that your boss provides you with the right tools, clothing and equipment. It informs workers that if they have been injured at work that they might be eligible for compensation through Workcover.
01 Jun 2021... As a business, you must keep detailed records for all transactions related to your tax and superannuation affairs as you start, run, sell, change or close your business. Keeping accurate and complete records for all your business transactions will also help you manage your business and its cash flow.
Taxpayers experience financial difficulties for a number of reasons, including unexpected life events such as natural disaster, mental health issues, serious illness, family and domestic violence, challenging economic conditions, financial misfortune, and family tragedy. Depending on your circumstances, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) may be able to offer additional help.
01 May 2021... To help you prepare and lodge your tax return we have translated resources available: Help for your first tax time - information if you're new to Australia to help with your first tax time. How to get ready to do your tax return - a checklist of the information you might need for your tax return. Steps to make doing your tax return easier - a guide to help you do your tax return. Get free help to do your tax return - information about our Tax Help service. Good recordkeeping makes tax time easier - tips for keeping good tax records. Occupation and work-related expense guides - to help you work out what expenses you can claim as a deduction on your tax return.
01 Oct 2017... Watch our short video about working in Australia. We can help you understand your rights and responsibilities at work. All employees working in Australia have the same workplace rights including migrant workers and visa holders. All employers in Australia have to follow workplace laws even if their workers are on a visa.
01 Jul 2021... The National Employment Standards, or NES, are the minimum entitlements given to employees who work under the national workplace relations system. It's important to know the NES, as these are the minimum standards for employment in Australia. Watch this video to find out about NES entitlements including paid leave, maximum weekly hours and end of employment rights.
01 Jan 2019... The Paid Parental Leave scheme is funded by the Australian Government and provides financial support for new parents while they're off work, caring for their newborn or recently adopted child. Two payments are available to eligible working parents under the scheme: This information sheet is for employers.
01 May 2019... To understand your tax situation, you need to know if you are a resident for tax purposes. Residency for tax purposes may be different to your residency status for other purposes.You may be a resident for tax purposes even if you're not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident for immigration purposes.
This fact sheet explains that there are laws in Australia to protect against all forms of discrimination in the workplace, including sexual and gender based discrimination towards women. It also explains that all women have the right to a safe and respectful workplace, have the right to equal treatment, the right to feel safe and respected, the right to speak up. It advises how to get help from local Community Legal Centres.
01 Jul 2021... Monthly podcast episode, where the ATO will talk about the latest news for individuals and small businesses. They'll also cover important topics in detail and provide information on where to get help and support. Listen for information about lodging your tax return, starting a small business, staying safe from scams, and more.
01 Jul 2020... Information on Australian Taxation Office's (ATO's) free Tax Help service for people who need help to prepare and lodge their tax returns. Tax help is provided by volunteers trained by the ATO. The service is available from July to October in all Australian capital cities and many regional areas. In some locations Tax Help is available in languages other than English.
All employees working in Australia have the same workplace rights including migrant workers and visa holders. This is a website addressing rights and responsibilities of employers and employees. It contains information on pay, holiday and other leave entitlements, starting and ending a job, fair work statement plus a video about working in Australia.
28 May 2021... Australia’s tax system is based on self-assessment. This means you’re responsible for the information included in your tax return, like your income and deductions, even if you use a tax agent. Keeping accurate and organised records during the year can help make lodging your tax return quicker and easier. Good records help you and your tax agent to prepare your tax return and provide evidence of your income and expenses claim deductions.
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