Employment & Workplace Relations


Abetz Curtis Lawyers are the principal adviser to a large number of leading Tasmanian employers in all areas of employment and workplace relations. These include Councils, financial institutions, Government Business Enterprises and large private employers We also have considerable experience in assisting individuals with all matters related to the workplace.

Our team can assist with the following:

  • Preparing and reviewing all forms of employment contracts.
  • Preparation, review and advice on Enterprise Agreements.
  • Implementation and review of HR policies.
  • Fair Work Act 2009 – advice on all aspects.
  • Litigation – Fair Work Australia, all tribunals and Courts.
  • Unfair dismissal, harassment and discrimination claims.
  • Employer advice – all legislative requirements.


Joe Brown
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Roger Curtis
Managing Director
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Charlotte Pash
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Mea Quartararo


Article: Calculating the Ordinary Time Rate of Pay (PDF)
Author: Joe Brown
Date Published: 24 March 2014

Article: Enterprise Bargaining: Notice of Employee Representational Rights (PDF)
Author: Roger Curtis
Date Published: 20 June 2014

Article: FAQs From Employers Regarding Weekly Payments (under the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988) (PDF)
Author: Joe Brown
Date Published: 05 September 2014

Article: When Does An Injury Arise Out Of, Or In The Course Of, Employment? (PDF)
Author: Joe Brown
Date Published: 03 October 2014

Article: Adverse Action - An Overview (PDF)
Author: Joe Brown
Date Published: 17 November 2014