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Australia

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Overview

Currency

$ Australian Dollar

WORKING HOURS

38 hours / week

PUBLIC/BANK HOLIDAYS

8 days per year

CAPITAL

Canberra

LANGUAGE

English

REMOTE WORKERS

1,100,000 

MINIMUM HOURLY SALARY

$19.49

TAX YEAR

1st Jul - 31st Jun

DATE FORMAT

DD / MM / YYYY

MISCLASSIFICATION PENALTIES

Misclassification fines of up to AU$54,000, plus AU$10,800 per manager involved in addition ot back-paying employee entitlements and interest. 

FUN FACT

It would take more than 27 years to visit one new Aussie beach every day.