Employing people and workers rights

All employers in the Northern Territory (NT) must treat workers in line with national law.  

Detailed information about the conditions you must give your workers is on the Fair Work Ombudsman website.

Read about your responsibilities as an employer at the information for employers page of the Australian Government website. 

Work health and safety

Read about your work health and safety requirements for your employees. 

Workers’ compensation

You must have a workers' compensation insurance policy if you are an employer.

Read more about workers' compensation claims.

Anti-discrimination

You must treat workers fairly and without discrimination.

Superannuation

You must make superannuation contributions for your employees. Go to the Australian Tax Office website for more information.

Training and development

Training and developing your staff will improve productivity and benefit your business.

If you are thinking about employing an apprentice or trainee, read about financial help to employ apprentices or trainees.

Last updated: 27 June 2017