The Fair Work Commission is Australia's national workplace relations tribunal. It is an independent body with the power to carry out a range of functions including: - Providing a safety new of minimum conditions, including minimum wages in awards; - Facilitating good faith bargaining and the making of enterprise agreements; - Granting remedies for unfair dismissal; - Regulating the taking of industrial action; and - Resolving a range of collective and individual workplace disputes.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Fair Work Act 2009

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    1 July 2009

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 1994, Melbourne Vic 3001

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
General Manager, Fair Work Commission Ms. Bernadette O'Neill 24 May 2017 23 May 2022

Government appointed boards

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