We'll be updating our website on Thursday 7 July 2022 from 8pm to 11:59pm (AEST). See our service availability page for more information and support.

Workplace Legal Advice Program

The Workplace Legal Advice Program provides employers with free, independent legal advice to help them deal with workplace issues arising from the coronavirus outbreak.

Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What you get?

Free, independent legal advice.

Who is this for?

Eligible employers dealing with workplace issues arising from the coronavirus outbreak.


Free, independent legal advice is available to employers on issues like:

  • stand downs from work
  • flexible work arrangements
  • pay and entitlements
  • JobKeeper changes to the Fair Work Act.

Law firms with specialist workplace experience provide the advice.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, employers must:

  • not be represented by a lawyer or paid agent
  • be covered by the Fair Work system
  • agree to the terms and conditions of the program.

Additionally, they must have a suitable enquiry that relates to workplace impacts of COVID-19.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Workplace Legal Advice Program

Contact information