Fair work unfair dismissal application fees raised

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Like most things, application fees for matters to be heard by the Fair Work Commission have recently risen. From 1 July 2022, this rose to $77.80.

The fee applies to dismissal, general protections, bullying and sexual harassment at work applications made under sections 365, 372, 394, 773 and 789FC of the Fair Work Act 2009.

Also effective from 1 July, the high income threshold in unfair dismissal cases will increase to $162,000 and the compensation limit will be $81,000 for dismissals occurring on or after 1 July 2022.