Australian Society of Authors (ASA)

The Australian Society of Authors is the peak professional association representing the interests of Australia’s authors and illustrators. The association provides advocacy, support and advice. Their website provides a guide to minimum hourly rates and conditions for book illustrators.

Department of Employment

The Australian Government Department of Employment is responsible for national policies and programmes that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces. The website provides details about wages, awards, conditions of emplyment, termination, underpayment, discrimination, redundancy entitlements.

Dream Shield by IP Australia

IP Australia’s new resource, the Dream Shield project, features intellectual property (IP) success stories and tips for Indigenous inventors, designers and business owners. The Dream Shield project shows real examples of how to protect and grow your IP.

Musicians Union of Australia (MUA)

The Musicians Union of Australia is a not-for-profit association which represents and advances the interests of working musicians. The MUA negotiates awards governing conditions and rates of pay, and represents musicians at all levels of government and industry.

Office of Industrial Relations (NSW)

Free publications to help employees and employers understand their rights and obligations under NSW industrial legislation. Has information about registering as an agent.