Employer Quick Links

Many AMA (NSW) members are involved in employing or managing practice staff.

This page provides links to a range of basic information and resources to help members in their capacity as employers or managers of practice staff.

Items marked with the Log in to view member-only content symbol can be downloaded by members after logging in with your username and password. If you have any difficulty logging in, please contact our membership team on 02 9439 8822 or via email.

Links to recently added files are listed in orange.

Pre-employment documents

AMA template contracts for practice staff

At a glance – the different types of employment contract

Fair Work Information Statement (must be provided to all new employees)

National Employment Standards

General Information about the National Employment Standards (published by Fair Work Ombudsman)

Summary of the National Employment Standards (published by the Fair Work Commission)

Downloadable index and links to the National Employment Standards (Divisions 1-12 of Part 2-2 of the Fair Work Act 2009 as at 15.11.18)

Employee Leave

Overview of employee leave entitlements (published by Fair Work Ombudsman)

Fair Work Ombudsman Leave Calculator (for annual and personal leave under the National Employment Standards)

Long Service Leave FAQ (published by NSW Department of Industrial Relations)

Long service leave calculator (published by NSW Department of Industrial Relations)

Long Service Leave Calculation Request Form Log in to view member-only content

Fair Work General Information

Fair Work Ombudsman website

P.A.C.T Pay and Conditions Tool (a leave and entitlements calculator published by the Fair Work Ombudsman)

Information on payslip and record keeping obligations (published by Fair Work Ombudsman)

Fair Work Handbook (published by Fair Work Ombudsman)

Fair Work Act 2009 (via Austlii)

Fair Work Regulations 2009 (via Austlii)

Workplace Health & Safety

Safe Work NSW (Regulator’s website)

Employer and Business WHS obligations (summary published by Safe Work NSW)

Information on managing WHS (published by Safe Work NSW)

List of codes of practice (published by Safe Work NSW)

Tax & Super Info

Post-Employment Documents

Statement of Service (template only) Log in to view member-only content

Employment Separation Certificate (published by the Department of Human Services)

Other Useful Links

Small Business Page (published by Fair Work Ombudsman)

Entitlements over the Christmas and New Year break (published by Fair Work Ombudsman)

Shutting down over Christmas and New year? (published by Fair Work Ombudsman)

If you would like further information about employing staff or workplace relations, please don’t hesitate to contact our Workplace Relations Team for further assistance by emailing: workplace@amansw.com.au. You can read more about the services offered to members by our Workplace Relations Team here.


(02) 9439 8822 (or 1800 813 423 from outside of Sydney)