Making referrals to appropriate service providers is a key step in connecting individuals with relevant assistance.
It is important that this process is voluntary and the individual at risk has provided informed consent.
The organisations and agencies below can provide free information and advice.
JobWatch is a not-for-profit employment rights legal centre that operates across Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania. It provides free and confidential information and referrals about your workplace rights. Additional support may also be available.
Phone 1800 331 617
If an interpreter is required, call JobWatch to arrange this.
Working Women Queensland is a free, confidential and supportive service to help vulnerable women with work-related matters. The Telephone Advice Service can provide information and advice for women in the workplace.
Working Women Queensland can assist with issues such as:
Working Women Queensland has work rights information available.
Phone 1800 621 458
If an interpreter is required, call Working Women Queensland to arrange this.
The Fair Work Ombudsman is an Australian Government agency that regulates Australian workplaces.
Employees can't get into trouble or have their visa cancelled for contacting them to ask for information about their pay or other workplace rights.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has information and resources in over 30 languages on its website to help people understand their workplace rights and obligations in Australia.
Phone 13 13 94
If an interpreter is required, call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 13 14 50 and ask to connect to Fair Work on 13 13 94.