Legislation is the collection of laws and statutes that govern various aspects of employment, workplace relations and labour rights in Australia. This encompasses a range of legal directives and rules.

Legislation is like a rulebook created by the government that outlines what is allowed and what isn’t in certain areas, like work. It includes laws about minimum wages, work hours and safety standards. These laws help protect employees and employers, ensuring fair and safe working conditions. For example, the Fair Work Act is a piece of legislation that sets the rules for employment in Australia.

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