The Fair Work Commission is the organisation responsible for administering and enforcing the Fair Work Act. It is also Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal.
The Commission’s responsibilities include:
- Setting the national minimum wage
- Making and reviewing modern awards
- Approving, varying and terminating enterprise agreements
- Dealing with disputes
- Handling unfair dismissal, anti-bullying and general protection claims
- Making orders to suspend industrial action
If you need to know more, contact your union or the Australian Unions Support Centre for free, confidential information and advice about any workplace issue.
Funding for this factsheet was provided by:
- the Victorian Government as part of the uTech project; and
- the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Please note that the information given here is general information only and is not legal advice. For further assistance, it is recommended you speak to your union.