Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR)

We support people to have safe, secure and well-paid work with the skills for a sustainable future.

Organisation Overview

The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR) in Australia is responsible for national policies and programs that support employment, workplace relations, and the creation of a fair and productive workplace.

DEWR works to enhance job opportunities, improve workplace conditions, and ensure compliance with workplace laws.

The department focuses on key areas such as employment services, workplace health and safety, and the development of skills and training initiatives.

It aims to foster a strong labor market by providing support for both employers and employees, promoting equitable workplace practices, and facilitating economic growth through a well-trained and adaptable workforce.

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Contact Details

Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR)
1800 020 108

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