Wages Information

Apprentice and Trainee wages are determined by awards and industrial arrangements some of which can apply to a specific workplace.  This page gathers together links to Federal and State industrial relations organisations that have the authority to provide detailed advice on wages and conditions. 

Click on a title to be directed to these external websites.

  • The Fair Work Ombudsman - Australian Apprenticeship Information
    http://www.fairwork.gov.au/employment/apprentices-and-trainees/pages/default.aspx

    The Fair Work Ombudsman's website presents information focussing on Apprenticeships and Traineeships.

  • Fair Work Ombudsman
    http://www.fairwork.gov.au/

    Click through to the Fair Work Ombudsman Home Page. Alternatively Fair Work Ombudsman can be contacted on 13 13 94.

  • NSW Industrial Relations
    http://www.industrialrelations.nsw.gov.au/default.html

    NSW Industrial Relation's (NSW IR) primary responsibilities are to monitor wages, employment rights, obligations and employment conditions in NSW.

    NSW IR works in partnership with the Commonwealth’s Fair Work Ombudsman to ensure NSW private sector businesses comply with their responsibilities under the national workplace relations system.

  • Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC)
    http://www.wairc.wa.gov.au/

  • South Australian Industrial Relations Commission
    http://www.industrialcourt.sa.gov.au/index.cfm?objectid=8AC45D9A-E7F2-2F96-37BB848FD19C63B3

    What the SA Industrial Relations Commission does for apprentices/trainees and their employer.