Ai Group has deep expertise and an unrivalled reputation in the Workplace Relations field. We take on major Workplace Relations test cases on behalf of members and constantly influence the policy and industrial relations agenda. As a peak registered employer organisation, we have a statutory right to appear before the Fair Work Commission.

We also offer members a plethora of free resources and access to highly credible advice from our team of experts. Members enjoy unlimited access to the Workplace Advice Line and for cases and major bodies of work, our Workplace Lawyers provide high level services at highly discounted rates for members.

Workplace Relations Policy

Ai Group’s National Workplace Relations Policy and Advocacy Team represents the interests of Ai Group Members. The highly experienced team regularly write submissions on IR policy and keep Ai Group Members informed and involved in workplace relations developments.

They provide forums to share information on best practice workplace relations approaches and develop policy proposals for necessary reforms to workplace relations laws. Ai Group's Workplace Relations policy team continually makes representations to Government and Opposition parties in support of a more productive and flexible workplace relations system.

The team is heavily involved in advising Government and Members on the impact of the current raft of IR changes

Ai Group welcomes and values our Members’ input and support. Find out more 

Ai Group Workplace Lawyers

Do you want to hire an expert to help you?

Many of your workplace related questions can be answered by calling our team of trained and experience advisers on the Workplace Advice Service Infoline, however in some cases if the issues are more complicated or the project requires ongoing or in-house assistance, Ai Group members can access our specialist advisers at member discounted rates, through Ai Group Workplace Lawyers.

With our vast industry experience gained from working for businesses of all sizes in a wide variety of sectors, proven capability in workplace relations - Ai Group’s Workplace Lawyers are the best placed to assist with all your people issues. 

Workplace relations have become extremely complex and navigating the legal issues often requires specialist assistance. The trouble is these specialised resources may only be needed for a short time. 

Services provided by Ai Group Workplace Lawyers include: 

  • Review and drafting of employment policies 
  • Negotiation, review and approval of workplace agreements 
  • Representation in proceedings for unfair dismissal, workplace discrimination or harassment, dispute resolution or other workplace relations and equal opportunity matters 
  • Advice on performance management, disciplinary matters and the management of ill and injured workers
  • Recruitment and selection advice
  • Assistance with termination of employment, including redundancy and transmission of business issues
  • Incident investigations (e.g. responding to complaints of harassment, discrimination or bullying)
  • Project/Contractor Management
  • Major project assistance, including project specific industrial relations management
  • Assistance with Code Compliance in the building/construction sector
  • Development and implementation of industrial relations strategies, including restructuring job redesign, redundancy, outsourcing/off-shoring, transmission of business and outplacement
  • Advising in relation to workplace relations compliance investigations and engaging with the workplace regulator
  • Conducting compliance and management audits
  • Provision of onsite HR/IR resources 

Learn more about Ai Group Workplace Lawyers We also offer a Human Resources Consultancy service: Learn more    

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Workplace Advice Line

Need help?

The Workplace Advice Line is Ai Group’s national telephone advisory service for all your on the spot workplace related questions.

Call the Workplace Advice Line
1300 55 66 77 and press option 1
(Overseas: +61 3 9867 0100). Email:

Weekdays from 8.30am to 5.30pm
(Australian Eastern Daylight/Standard Time)

General enquiries

Want to get in touch? We'd love to hear from you.

Ai Group Workplace Lawyers

Ai Group lawyers operate at the forefront of Australian workplace relations reform and have legal and industry experts across multiple sectors.

Fair Work Commission representation

As a registered organisation Ai Group has automatic rights to appear on behalf of its members in any proceeding before the Fair Work Commission. We cannot be prevented from representing you in your proceedings in front of the Commission.

Become a member

The Australian Industry Group is the peak membership body for Australian industry, linking you to the insights, services and expertise you need to be successful. As a member of Ai Group, you are part of a powerful, credible and experienced industry community.