​ሕግንና ደንብን በተመለከተ እርዳታ ማግኘት ይፈልጋሉን? - Amharic | هل تحتاج لمساعدة قانونية؟ - Arabic | ܤܢܝܼܩܵܐ ܝ݇ܘ̤ܬ ܠܗܲܝܵܪܬܵܐ ܩܵܢܘܿܢܵܝܬܵܐ؟ - Assyrian | Need Legal Help? - Auslan | Treba li vam pravna pomoc? - Bosnian | Burmese â Need Legal Help? | 需要法律帮助吗? - Chinese Simplified | 需要法律幫助嗎? - Chinese Traditional | Trebate li pravnu pomoć? - Croatian | ضرورت به کمک قانونی دارید؟ - Dari | Wïc Kuɔɔny në Wɛ̈t Löŋ? - Dinka | آیا به کمک حقوقی نیاز دارید؟ - Farsi | Gadreva na Veivuke Vakalawa? - Fijian | Kailangan ninyo ba ng tulong na panglegal? - Filipino | Besoin d’aide juridique ? - French | Χρειάζεστε βοήθεια σε νομικά ζητήματα - Greek | क्या आपको कानूनी सलाह चाहिए? - Hindi | Butuhkan Bantuan dalam Masalah Hukum? - Indonesian | Hai bisogno di assistenza legale? - Italian | ត្រូវការជំនួយលើបញ្ហាផ្លូវច្បាប់ឬទេ? - Khmer | 법적인 도움이 필요하십니까? - Korean | Ви треба ли помош со правни работи? - Macedonian | कानूनी सहयोग चाहिएको छ? - Nepalese | Necessita de ajuda com questões jurídicas? - Portuguese | Вам нужна юридическая помощь? - Russian | E Manaomia Fesoasoani i Mea Tau Tulafono? - Samoan | а ли вам треба помоћ у правним питањима? - Serbian | Ma u baahan tahay Caawimmad xagga sharciga ah?- Somali | ¿Necesita ayuda con cuestiones jurídicas? - Spanish | சட்ட உதவி தேவையா? - Tamil | ท่านต้องการความช่วยเหลือทางด้านกฎหมายไหม? - Thai | Fiema’u ha tokoni Fakalao? - Tongan | Yasal Danışmaya İhtiyacınız mı var? - Turkish | Cần Được Giúp Đỡ Về Luật Pháp? - Vietnamese |

Getting more help

If you need more help with your employment dispute or issue, call LawAccess NSW on 1300 888 529.

You can also visit the LawAccess NSW website. LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases advice, for people who have a legal problem in NSW.

There are many other organisations and services that provide assistance to people that have been dismissed from their employment or who have not been paid their wages or entitlements.  ​

    ​​​Fair Work Ombudsman

    The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) is an independent agency that investigates whether national workplace laws, awards and enterprise agreements are being complied with.

    The FWO can give you free information and advice on pay, conditions, workplace rights and the obligations of employers and employees.

    You can request assistance from the FWO if you think you are not being paid the right amount, or have not received the payments you are entitled to. The FWO can arrange mediation and in some cases investigate incidents involving serious non-compliance.

    To contact the FWO, you can:

    Fair Work Commission

    The Fair Work Commission (the Commission) is the national employment tribunal. A tribunal is similar to a court. The Commission makes awards (which set out the minimum pay and conditions for employees in Australia). The Commission also resolves disputes between employers and employees through conciliation, mediation and arbitration.

    If you want to make an unfair dismissal or general protections dismissal application, you need to file your application with the Commission.

    If you have a dispute with your employer about your pay or entitlements, you may be able to make an application to the Commission. 

    If you have a question about getting forms or the progress of your application, you should contact the Commission. To contact the Commission, you can:

    Icon: Hint  If you want to contact the Commission about making an unfair dismissal or general protections dismissal application it is a good idea to call the Commission. If you make an online enquiry it may be several days before you get a response.

    If you want to look at:

    This website also has information about how to find employment law and work out your pay, conditions and entitlements. For more information, see Finding employment law in the 'Employment rights' topic of this website.

    Unions and professional associations

    If you are a member of a union or professional association and you have a problem at work, it is a good idea to contact your representative.

    Your representative may be able to give you some advice and assistance with your matter.

    For more information, go to Unions NSW

    Department of Human Services (Centrelink)

    The Department of Human Services provides a range of health, social and welfare payments and services.

    For more information, go to the Department of Human Services website.

    Young Workers Toolkit​

    The Young Workers Toolkit has information for young people about their rights and responsibilities at work.

    For more information, view the Toolkit​ online.  

    Anti Discrimination Board NSW

    The Anti Discrimination Board NSW is a NSW government organisation that protects against discrimination and investigates complaints about discrimination in NSW.

    For more information, see the Anti Discrimination​ Board website 

    Australian Human Rights Commission

    The Australian Human Rights Commission is a federal government organisation that protects and promotes human rights in Australia. It can investigate complaints about discrimination and breaches of human rights.

    For more information, see the Australian Human Rights Commission website.