As part of the federal Government's changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 and other laws the following legislation has recently received Royal Assent:

  • On 12 February 2024, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No. 2) Bill 2022 (Cth) (Closing Loopholes No 2 Bill) was passed by the Commonwealth Parliament but is yet to receive Royal Assent.
  • On 7 December 2023, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 (Cth) (Closing Loopholes Act) was passed by the Commonwealth Parliament and received Royal Assent on 14 December 2023. 
  • On 22 June 2023, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Protecting Worker Entitlements) Act 2023 (Cth) (Protecting Worker Entitlements Act) passed by the Commonwealth Parliament and received Royal Assent on Friday 30 June 2023.
  • On 2 December 2022, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2022 (Cth) (Secure Jobs, Better Pay Act) was passed by the Commonwealth Parliament and received Royal Assent on 6 December 2022.  

This section of the HR Resource Centre provides Summaries and relevant Tools and Templates for each of the major changes introduced through the above Acts. 

Please refer to the following links for information and resources for each of the above Acts:

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