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Don’t let your rights get lost in the crowd: Where to get help!

UMSU Legal service

If anything has happened in your workplace that you’re not sure is legal, or just didn’t feel right, get in touch with UMSU Legal.

Their telephone advice line is open between 1pm and 4.30pm Monday to Thursday on 0468 720 668.


Young Workers Centre

The Young Workers Centre is an organisation that provides support, legal assistance and education for young workers. They have a range of resources and fact sheets to help young people understand their rights at work and provide them with the tools to help end workplace exploitation and insecurity.

Contact them on 1800 714 754 or fill out their online form:


Fair Work Commission

The Fair Work Commission is Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal. On their website you can find countless fact sheets and information to help you understand your workplace rights and entitlements, as well as how and when to lodge an application to the Fair Work Commission, such as in instances of  unfair dismissal.

Fair Work Commission Helpline (Fair Work Commission)

1300 799 675



Jobwatch is an employment rights legal centre which provides free and confidential referral services for workers.

(03) 9662 1933 – Melbourne Metro

1800 331 617 – Country Victoria, Queensland & Tasmania