Information for Newcomers
Apply for Driver’s Licence https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/
Travel in Sydney http://www.transportnsw.info
Register with Medicare https://www.humanservices.gov.au
Register with Centrelink https://www.humanservices.gov.au
Register with employment Agencies https://jobsearch.gov.au/
Tax file number
You must obtain a Tax File Number to be able to work in Australia. Apply for a tax file number https://www.ato.gov.au/
Your workplace rights
Workers in Australia – including visa holders with permission to work – have rights under Australian workplace law.
The Fair Work Ombudsman Pay and Conditions Tool (PACT) provides information on pay rates, shift calculations, leave arrangements and notice and redundancy entitlements.
More information is available about Workplace rights – for all visa holders working in Australia.