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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.
Employer costs include Superannuation, Government Payroll Tax, and Workers Comp. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.
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.
National Employment Standards maximum working hours are 38 hours per 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.
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.
Employees are entitled 10 days of paid personal sick leave or carer's leave per year.
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 the Federal Government Scheme for up to 18 weeks of paid parental leave if eligible.
In Australia, employees are entitled to minimum 4 weeks (20 working days) of paid annual leave per year (plus public holidays), accruing progressively.
As noted above, all of the Modern Awards provide for annual leave loading at 17.5%.
Severance pay is only due in cases of redundancy.
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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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 global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.
Omnipresent makes it easy to hire, pay, and support your international team with our top-notch services including our global EOR & PEO services. Book a call with us to start building your global team today. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.
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