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.
The Working Women's Centre provides free and confidential legal advice, information, support and representation to vulnerable workers living in South Australia about their rights at work.
The Working Women’s Centre can assist with issues such as:
To make a referral, complete the online referral form.
The Working Women’s Centre has work rights information available.
Phone 1800 652 697
If an interpreter is required, call Working Women’s Centre to arrange this.
The Legal Services Commission South Australia provides free telephone legal advice for information, advice and referrals. Advice is usually restricted to a client's basic legal rights and obligations about a particular situation. If the problem is too complex or too lengthy for a phone call, the client will be offered an appointment at a Commission office or referred to other sources of assistance.
Phone 1300 366 424
If an interpreter is required, call Legal Services Commission South Australia 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.