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If you are employed in the Australian Public Service and seek expert guidance about an employment law issue, contact our experienced team.

We protect your rights and advance your interests.

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Australian Public Service

If you are employed in the Australian Public Service and seek expert guidance about an employment law issue, contact our experienced team.

Our employment lawyers will protect your rights and advance your interests.

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About Employment Law (APS)
Free Case Assessment
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Lawyers for Australian Public Servants (APS)

Our lawyers assist public servants to deal with employment law issues arising from within the Australian Public Service (APS). If you are seeking experienced lawyers to protect your rights, employment or entitlements, contact our team.

Our employment lawyers can help with a range of issues, including:

  • providing advice and representation for disciplinary processes;

  • supporting employees who seek to make complaints about workplace bullying or harassment; and

  • challenging adverse decisions that affect the careers or reputations of public servants.

In all cases, we tailor our approach to the needs of our client and their circumstances. Contact us for a free case assessment.

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Experienced Advocates

Anderson Fredericks Turner has some of the few practising solicitors in Queensland who have been accredited as barristers and worked in that role for a number of years before operating a law firm.

Andrew Anderson and Kerri Fredericks both formerly worked as Senior Crown Prosecutors, meaning they have significant litigation experience in courtrooms and contested hearings. An experienced advocate can make a real difference to claims and litigation.

If you want employment lawyers who are not still trying to find their feet, we have the expertise to afford you the best representation for your case.

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How We Can Help You

Lawyers for Australian Public Servants (APS)

Our lawyers assist public servants to deal with employment law issues arising from within the Australian Public Service (APS). If you are seeking experienced lawyers to protect your rights, employment or entitlements, contact our team.

Our employment lawyers can help with a range of issues, including:

  • providing advice and representation for disciplinary processes;

  • supporting employees who seek to make complaints about workplace bullying or harassment; and

  • challenging adverse decisions that affect the careers or reputations of public servants.

In all cases, we tailor our approach to the needs of our client and their circumstances. Contact us for a free case assessment.

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A POINT OF DIFFERENCE

Experienced Advocates

Anderson Fredericks Turner has some of the few practising solicitors in Queensland who have been accredited as barristers and worked in that role for a number of years before operating a law firm.

Andrew Anderson and Kerri Fredericks both formerly worked as Senior Crown Prosecutors, meaning they have significant litigation experience in courtrooms and contested hearings. An experienced advocate can make a real difference to claims and litigation.

If you want employment lawyers who are not still trying to find their feet, we have the expertise to afford you the best representation for your case.

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About Employment Law (APS)

Employment Lawyers for Australian Public Servants (APS)

Employees under the Public Service Act

Employees under the Public Service Act

Employees who are members of the Australian Public Service (APS) are generally employed under the Public Service Act 1999 (Cth). With over 150,000 employees across Australia and overseas, it seeks its members to be “professional, objective, innovative and efficient” (s. 10, Public Service Act). If you have an employment law issue, it is important to understand the interaction between different laws governing your work.

Australian Public Servants - Disciplinary Processes

Disciplinary Processes for Australian Public Servants

The disciplinary processes for members of the Australian Public Service (APS) are influenced by a range of laws, policies and procedures, which can different to employees outside of public sector employment. If you are subject to a disciplinary process as a Commonwealth employee and seek advice or representation, contact Anderson Fredericks Turner.

Australian Public Servants - Performance Management

Performance Management of Public Servants

The notion of ‘performance management’ is generally seen as an uncontroversial and essential part of the effective management of all organisations, including the Australian Public Service (APS). However, given the specific rules separating general management action and disciplinary processes, it can be important for APS employees to understand the difference between the two when dealing with workplace issues.

Australian Public Service: Being a Whistleblower

Australian Public Service: Being a Whistleblower

‘Whistleblowing’ generally refers to the disclosure of sensitive information that alleges a breach of the law other misconduct. If you seek assistance in understand your rights and responsibilities under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (Cth), contact Anderson Fredericks Turner. Our lawyers can assist members of the Australian Public Service (APS) to understand how to navigate being a whistleblower.

Making a Bullying Complaint

Making a Bullying Complaint

There are laws and other rules that protect Australian Public Servants from workplace bullying and allow people to make complaints to see it stop. Anderson Fredericks Turner can assist individuals seeking to make a workplace bullying complaint. Our experienced employment lawyers can assist you to identify your legal options, as well as the different way your rights may be enforced through different claims.

Responding to Bullying Complaints

Responding to Bullying Complaints

It can be difficult to know how to respond to accusations or allegations of workplace bullying. Anderson Fredericks Turner can assist Australian Public Servants to deal with workplace bullying accusations. Where bullying allegations are unfair or unwarranted, our experienced employment lawyers can work with you and defend your rights, interests and reputation. Contact us today.

About Employment Law (APS)

Employment Law for APS Employees

Employees under the Public Service Act

Employees who are members of the Australian Public Service (APS) are generally employed under the Public Service Act 1999 (Cth). With over 150,000 employees across Australia and overseas, it seeks its members to be “professional, objective, innovative and efficient” (s. 10, Public Service Act). If you have an employment law issue, it is important to understand the interaction between different laws governing your work.

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Australian Public Servants - Disciplinary Processes

The disciplinary processes for members of the Australian Public Service (APS) are influenced by a range of laws, policies and procedures, which can different to employees outside of public sector employment. If you are subject to a disciplinary process as a Commonwealth employee and seek advice or representation, contact Anderson Fredericks Turner.

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Australian Public Servants - Performance Management

The disciplinary processes for members of the Australian Public Service (APS) are influenced by a range of laws, policies and procedures, which can different to employees outside of public sector employment. If you are subject to a disciplinary process as a Commonwealth employee and seek advice or representation, contact Anderson Fredericks Turner.

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Australian Public Service: Being a Whistleblower

‘Whistleblowing’ generally refers to the disclosure of sensitive information that alleges a breach of the law other misconduct. If you seek assistance in understand your rights and responsibilities under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 (Cth), contact Anderson Fredericks Turner. Our lawyers can assist members of the Australian Public Service (APS) to understand how to navigate being a whistleblower.

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Making a Bullying Complaint

There are laws and other rules that protect Australian Public Servants from workplace bullying and allow people to make complaints to see it stop. Anderson Fredericks Turner can assist individuals seeking to make a workplace bullying complaint. Our experienced employment lawyers can assist you to identify your legal options, as well as the different way your rights may be enforced through different claims.

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Responding to Bullying Complaints

It can be difficult to know how to respond to accusations or allegations of workplace bullying. Anderson Fredericks Turner can assist Australian Public Servants to deal with workplace bullying accusations. Where bullying allegations are unfair or unwarranted, our experienced employment lawyers can work with you and defend your rights, interests and reputation. Contact us today.

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Free Case Assessment – Call 1300 AFT LEGAL

Contact our firm today for free case assessment about your employment law issue. We have the skills and experience to assist you.

If you engage us to represent you, our employment lawyers with experience assisting public servants will assist you every step of the way. We:

  • assist you to understand your rights and advance your claim.

  • inform you of your legal responsibilities, including critical time limitation periods.

  • draft and file documents critical to advancing your interests.

  • obtain information that supports the credibility or reliability of your case.

  • seek an early resolution to any claims, including through conciliation processes.

Failure to exercise certain rights, or acting on the wrong advice, can fundamentally affect the rights or entitlements of individuals. Contact us today for advice and representation.

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We Can Help You

As employment lawyers who are called to represent individuals across Australia, we have developed systems and processes to ensure we can properly represent our clients no matter their location.

Through the use of technology, we strive to make our services accessible and affordable while maintaining premium legal services. The Fair Work Commission champions the use of technology. Conciliation conferences are generally held by telephone, which means applicants, respondents and conciliators may all be in different locations.

If you are seeking lawyers for an employment law dispute and want to ensure your rights are defendant and your interests advanced, contact our team.  

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Free Case Assessment

Free Case Assessment – Call 1300 AFT LEGAL

Contact our firm today for free case assessment about your employment law issue. We have the skills and experience to assist you.

If you engage us to represent you, our employment lawyers with experience assisting public servants will assist you every step of the way. We:

  • assist you to understand your rights and advance your claim.

  • inform you of your legal responsibilities, including critical time limitation periods.

  • draft and file documents critical to advancing your interests.

  • obtain information that supports the credibility or reliability of your case.

  • seek an early resolution to any claims, including through conciliation processes.

Failure to exercise certain rights, or acting on the wrong advice, can fundamentally affect the rights or entitlements of individuals. Contact us today for advice and representation.

Call for Advice & Representation

ALL ACROSS AUSTRALIA

We Can Help You

As employment lawyers who are called to represent individuals across Australia, we have developed systems and processes to ensure we can properly represent our clients no matter their location.

Through the use of technology, we strive to make our services accessible and affordable while maintaining premium legal services. The Fair Work Commission champions the use of technology. Conciliation conferences are generally held by telephone, which means applicants, respondents and conciliators may all be in different locations.

If you are seeking lawyers for an employment law dispute and want to ensure your rights are defendant and your interests advanced, contact our team.  

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We are dedicated employment lawyers who are devoted to the best ideals of our profession.

If you want to learn more about our services, or find out if we can help in your situation, contact our team today.

We offer a free case assessment for people seeking to know whether our firm can assist them.

Either call our firm to make an appointment to speak with a lawyer, or complete our form below and we will endeavour to contact you.

Our employment lawyers may be able to help you, no matter the stage of the case.

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ISSUE AT WORK?

Contact Our Team

We are dedicated employment lawyers who are devoted to the best ideals of our profession.

If you want to learn more about our services, or find out if we can help in your situation, contact our team today.

We offer a free case assessment for people seeking to know whether our firm can assist them.

Either call our firm to make an appointment to speak with a lawyer, or complete our form below and we will endeavour to contact you.

Our employment lawyers may be able to help you, no matter the stage of the case.

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