Franchise Council of Australia

Resources for businesses impacted by bushfires

Resources for businesses impacted by bushfires

Bushfires across Australia are affecting many parts of the country. The impact on businesses and communities has been devastating, with many workplaces and individuals affected by the bushfires and smoke.

There are a number of workplace rights and entitlements for employers and employees affected by natural disasters or seeking to access leave, with a comprehensive list of resources and links available on the Fair Work Ombudsman website, including those relating to:

  1. Leave entitlements
  2. Workplace health and safety
  3. Pay during stand down
  4. Flexible working arrangements
  5. Emergency and useful contacts

To access this information, click here (external link).