Hire your remote team in Australia

Only 299 EUR per employee per month

Hiring a remote team in a country as Australia comes with a lot of overhead, such as compliance, local laws, taxes, etc. As a company, you don't want to worry about knowing all the local laws. Instead you want to focus on your remote team and the business. Rivermate's Employer of Record (EOR) solution helps companies hire remote employees in Australia. We take care of global payroll, taxes, benefits, compliance and HR activities. So you can focus on growing your business.

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1. Hire a remote team in Australia with Rivermate

Payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance can be difficult to manage in Australia, particularly if you don't have established local relationships. You can hire employees in Australia effectively, conveniently, and in full compliance with all relevant labor laws using Rivermate's global Employer of Record (EOR) solution. We handle the responsibilities and legal risks associated with foreign employment so you can concentrate on growing your company.

2. Introduction

Rivermate is a global employment solutions company that provides Employer of Record services in Australia.

As an employer of record, we help you hire employees and run payroll services in Australia, allowing you to avoid the necessity of first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Australia.

It is not necessary to establish an entity in order to hire an employee. We can hire your employee in any country with a few mouse clicks. Using our Employer of Record solution, you can have full compliance, benefits, and automated payments.

If you wish to hire a remote team in Australia or individually hire remote employees in Australia, Rivermate’s global employer of record services will make sure that the process will be as seamless as possible for you.

Send us a message so we can talk about how Rivermate’s Employer of Record Australia services can best help your company!

3. Hire a remote team in Australia

The Australian economy is dominated by the services sector. Despite a population of nearly 25 million people, the jobless rate is as low as 5%. Australia bravely survived the influenza, and the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that its employment rates, which had previously been impacted by the pandemic, increased by 5.1%. Australia is one of the most fantastic countries to live and work in, with vibrant locations, gorgeous weather, and hundreds of career possibilities in a variety of fields.

Australia has made outstanding success in terms of job creation, economic growth, and low inflation during the previous decade. Its cosmopolitan and friendly culture is ideal for skilled young professionals and grads. The education, scientific, and technology industry has grown significantly in the recent year, contributing to higher employment rates. Australia is one of the few countries that has a nearly pure economy, with free-market forces at action in almost every industry. The location allows and welcomes professional employees, competent academics, and graduates from all over the globe.

4. Cost of living in Australia

Australia now has the world's 16th highest cost of living. It is one of the world's most vibrant cosmopolitan nations, and its appeal among expats adds to its high cost of living. Despite a recent increase in housing prices, several places in the nation provide a low cost of living. Adelaide and Hobart are the cheapest cities in Australia to live in.

1. The estimated cost for utilities is AUD 220.97.

2. The estimated cost of renting in Australia varies depending on the size of the apartment. For an apartment with one room, the average cost is AUD 1642.69. For an apartment with 2 to 3 rooms, the estimated cost is AUD 2797.8.

3. The average transportation cost in Australia is between AUD 4.30 and AUD 150.

4. The average expense for food and beverage in Australia is AUD 2.29 to AUD 18.22 per meal.

5. Cost of renting in Australia

The cost of renting in Australia is determined by its location and size. Depending on where you live, a one-bedroom apartment might cost you about AUD 1,642.69 each week. The rent is liable to rise based on the facilities provided and the desired lifestyle.

The disparity in resource distribution has resulted in varying living expenses among cities. According to Mercer's new report, the cost of living in Australian cities has lately decreased, which is a fantastic consideration for those considering migrating.

1. Tier 1 cities include metropolitan areas such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth.

2. Tier 2 cities include upcoming hubs such as the Gold Coast, Cairns, and Geelong.

3. Tier 3 cities include Ballarat, Fraser Coast, Maitland, and others with significant development potential.

The average cost of living in Sydney, New South Wales is AUD 1450. In Brisbane, Queensland, the average cost of living is AUD 1350. The average cost of living in Melbourne Victoria is AUD 1300. The average cost of living in Hobart, Tasmania is AUD 1250. The average cost of living in Perth is AUD 1500.

6. Major industries in Australia

Australia is a free-market economy dominated by the service sector. As a result, it is eager to hire competent persons and highly educated experts who have been schooled in a variety of hard and soft talents. There are wonderful work prospects accessible for all of these abilities, from high-level specialists to creative graphic designers, technological gurus, and artistic geniuses. The major industries in Australia include the following:

1. Finance

2. Business Consulting

3. Metals and Mining

4. Energy and Utilities

5. Healthcare

7. Hiring cost in Australia

The cost of recruiting is a critical consideration for firms when completing a recruitment process. Before hiring new employees, you should consider the following factors:

1. Training and onboarding

2. Opportunity cost

3. Hiring procedures and interviews

4. Invested time

8. Employment laws Australia

Australia has a highly regulated labor market with well-defined federal and state rules. Work hours, penalty rates, and overtime payments differ depending on the industry. The National Employment Standards govern the following elements of employment:

1. Maximum number of working hours

2. Paid and unpaid time off

3. Employment Termination

4. Pay for redundancy

5. Workplace monitoring; and

6. Anti-discrimination

In Australia, the rules and regulations that regulate work relationships are based on

1. Legislation (federal, state, and territory laws)

2. Industrial equipment

3. Contractual obligations

4. The rule of law

5. Social security legislation

9. Top skills Australia

The most in-demand job skills in Australia are the following:

- Blockchain

- Analytical Reasoning

- Cloud Computing

- Artificial Intelligence (AI)

- Translation

- Scientific Computing

- Investor Relations

- Customer Service Systems

- UX Design

- Competitive Strategies

- Creativity

- Teamwork

- Persuasion

- Adaptability

- Team management

10. Economic landscape in Australia

According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the Australian economy recovered in 2021 after the epidemic imposed constraints. Australia's GDP has been expanding at a 4.54% yearly pace and has reached a value of 1359.33 billion USD. According to estimates, the unemployment rate in the April quarter of the year 2021 will be 5.5%.

11. Market size in Australia

The COVID-19 pandemic has mostly impacted Australia's personal services sector, which includes the accounting services, management consulting, and other technical services departments. However, recent growth indicates that industry income is anticipated to expand at a 1.8% annual pace between 2021 and 2026. Finance, health services, and consumer goods retail are the market's growing industries.

12. Minimum wage in Australia

In Australia, employees are entitled to a basic minimum wage per hour/week, unless an employer or industry has negotiated a different rate. Wages in Australia vary according to the nature of the job and/or the capacity in which an individual is employed.

Bonuses are common in Australia and are calculated on an annual salary basis. Pay increases on average every 16 months, but is subject to industry and level of experience.

Australia's minimum wage increased to 20.33 Australian dollars (15.03 USD) an hour on July 1, 2021. (772.60 AUD or 571.35 USD per week).

13.Why choose Rivermate to hire your remote team in Australia?

Establishing an entity in Australia to hire a team takes time, money, and effort. The labor law in Australia has strong worker employment protection, requiring great attention to details and a thorough awareness of local best practices. Rivermate makes expanding into Australia simple and effortless. We can assist you with hiring your preferred talent, managing HR and payroll, and ensuring compliance with local legislation without the hassle of establishing a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our PEO and Global Employer of Record (EOR) solutions in Australia give you peace of mind so you can focus on running your business. Please contact us if you'd like to learn more about how Rivermate can help you hire employees in Australia via our Employer of Record (EOR) / PEO solution.

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