Useful links

Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS)

A Commonwealth government service providing information about licences you may need for your business.

Telephone:  13 22 15

Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

A national statutory human rights  organisation with responsibilities including education and public awareness, as well as receiving discrimination and human rights complaints.

Telephone: 1300 656 419

Australian Tax Office (ATO)

Functions include provision of information on taxation and superannuation.

Telephone: 13 28 61

Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs

Provides information about working in Australia, including about visas and visa conditions.

Telephone: 131 881

Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV)

Provides information and advice on housing and accommodation.

Telephone: 1300 55 81 81

Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO)

Provides information on rights and responsibilities under Australian workplace laws and investigates and ensures compliance with the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

Telephone: 13 13 94

Harvest Trail

Links job seekers with harvest jobs Australia wide.

Telephone: 1800 062 332 (National Harvest Information Service)

Jobs Victoria

Provides targeted support services for people looking for work and for employers looking for workers.

Telephone: 1300 208 575

Telephone: 131 882

Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV)

Maintains a directory of local councils. Contact your local council for information regarding planning laws, public health laws and local council regulations that may affect accommodation for labour hire workers.

Telephone: (03) 9667 5555

Skilled and Business Migration Program

This program works to support and attract investor and business migrants. The website provides information about visas, living in Victoria and overseas qualifications.

Telephone: (03) 9651 9756

State Revenue Office

Provides  information on payroll tax.

Telephone: 12 21 61

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

For information about seeking review of a relevant decision by the Authority.

Telephone: 1300 018 228

Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission

An independent statutory organisation with responsibilities under Victorian anti-discrimination laws including education and dispute resolution.

Telephone: 1300 292 153

WorkSafe Victoria

Provides information about workplace health and safety obligations, and enforces compliance with those obligations.

Telephone: 1800 136 089