Resources for employers


Information on Award Wages

The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a free online tool that allows you to look up base pay rates, allowances and penalty rates (including overtime). This is a useful tool for Jobseekers, Employers and Workers. You can also call and talk to a staff member at the Fair Work Ombudsman’s office to discuss:

  • Tax or superannuation
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Employment separation certificates

Call 13 13 94, they are open 8am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

The Cessnock City jobs portal has been jointly funded by the Australian Government and the Cessnock City Council.