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Wage Western Australia

Western Australia / August 28, 2021

Wageline Western Australia deals with queries about:

Wageline cannot answer employment queries about Pty Ltd businesses (unless related to long service leave or when children under 15 can work) or pay and conditions under national modern awards. If your query relates to Pty Ltd business please contact the Fair Work Ombudsman on 13 13 94 or visit

Wageline's website may have the information you are looking for:

  • the complaints about underpayments page outlines the process to follow for:
  • private sector state system employees who believe they have not received correct pay rates or entitlements under a WA award or the Minimum Conditions of Employment Act 1993
  • private sector state system and national system employees covered by the Long Service Leave Act 1958 who believe they have not received their correct long service entitlement
  • Call Wageline on 1300 655 266 within Western Australia or 08 6251 2100 from other states.