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Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Australia

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Australia. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.

Australia

Omnipresent Employment Rating

Capital City
Canberra
Currency
Australian dollar ($, AUD)
Language
English
Payroll Frequency
Monthly
Employment Costs
Average
Termination
Hard
Population

How do Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions Work?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Australia. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Australia typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent's global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Australia in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.

  • Your company conducts the hiring and candidate selection process in Australia.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Australia.
  • We take care of ensuring your new employee is hired in compliance with local labour laws, payroll regulations, benefits and more -- all without needing to set up a subsidiary in Australia.
  • The individual is legally contracted by Omnipresent but assigned to work for your company and reports to a manager or team in your organisation as your full-time employee.

Partnering with a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), or Employer of Record (EOR), is often more effective, faster and less risky.

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Employer Costs in Australia

Employer costs include Superannuation, Government Payroll Tax, and Workers Comp. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.

Employee Income Taxes in Australia

Income tax rates are based on earnings brackets and are different for residents vs. non-residents. This ranges between 0% - 45% for residents and 32.5-45% for non-residents.

Employee Social Contributions in Australia

Employee Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) PAYG tax rates vary based on the salary level, and the PAYG tax includes any Medicare Levy that is payable by the employee.

Working Hours in Australia

National Employment Standards maximum working hours are 38 hours/week.

Overtime rates apply under the Modern Awards. Awards are either industry-based or occupation-based. If an employee is not an Award employee they do not have a statutory right to be paid overtime.

Holidays & Vacation in Australia

Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.

  • Saturday, Jan 01, 2022 - New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan 03, 2022 - New Year's Day
  • Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 - Australia Day
  • Friday, Apr 15, 2022 - Good Friday
  • Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 - Easter Saturday
  • Sunday, Apr 17, 2022 - Easter Sunday
  • Monday, Apr 18, 2022 - Easter Monday
  • Monday, Apr 25, 2022 - Anzac Day
  • Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 - National Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II
  • Sunday, Dec 25, 2022 - Christmas Day
  • Monday, Dec 26, 2022 - Boxing Day
  • Tuesday, Dec 27, 2022 - Christmas Day (substitute day)

Sick Leave Entitlement in Australia

10 days of paid personal sick leave or carer's leave per year.

Parental Leave in Australia

Maternity leave: 12 months of unpaid maternity leave (after 12 months of continuous service). Employers can provide paid maternity benefits. Paternity leave: 5 days of unpaid leave. Parental leave: Parents can use Federal Government Scheme for up to 18 weeks of paid parental leave if eligible.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Australia

Min. 4 weeks (20 working days) of paid annual leave per year (plus public holidays), accruing progressively.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Australia

Only due in cases of redundancy.

Termination in Australia

Australia is an 'unfair dismissal' jurisdiction. It can be difficult to terminate employees in Australia and procedural fairness and a valid reason is always required. Reasons for termination will vary depending on the number of employees an employer has and the length and type of service.

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* These employer costs are subject to frequent updates, and can depend on a variety of employee variables. They are only a ballpark estimate, and the actual figure may be above or below the quoted amount based on a number of variables. These estimates represent a monthly average each year. In some cases, contribution maximums will lead to payments earlier in the year being larger, before being reduced once max is hit. If a 13th and 14th month are applicable, these have been pro-rated into the gross salaries.

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Grow Your Global Team

The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It's important to note that labour laws and regulations in Australia are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the details such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We're here to help you every step of the way.

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Source: Trustpilot and G2 reviews in November 2022