Free legal advice for international students for work-related matters every Thursday at the Study Melbourne Student Centre

Are you working while studying in Australia? Everyone who works in Australia has the same rights and protections under the law. It’s important to understand your rights as a worker.

If you have found a job, you have a right to minimum wage and proper work conditions. You can find out the minimum pay rate for your job by visiting the Australian Government’s Fair Work Online or call the Fair Work Ombudsman by calling 13 13 94. Fair Work provide language assistance in up to 27 languages. To access, call 131 450 and tell the operator what language you’d like advice in.
The Victorian Government has introduced a service at the Study Melbourne Student Centre to address exploitation with free legal support to international students.

The International Students Work Rights Legal Service is a free, confidential and independent legal service for international students with work-related legal problems (excluding migration).

Lawyers are available every Thursday at the Study Melbourne Student Centre at 599 Little Bourke St, Melbourne (close to Southern Cross station).

They also offer free talks and workshops for international students about common legal problems and how to avoid them. Keep up to date with these events here.

For more information about our work related legal service, or to make an appointment, please contact the Study Melbourne Student Centre by:

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