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Natasha Jones

Senior Associate - Canberra

Areas of Expertise

Workplace Relations & Safety


Natasha is a Senior Associate in our Canberra office and practices in workplace relations and safety. 

Natasha works with employers across a diverse range of fields, including in finance, construction, manufacturing, communications and media, professional services and government.


Natasha’s experience includes:

  • advising and acting for employers in employment-related disputes and litigated claims before the Fair Work Commission, Supreme Court of New South Wales and Federal Circuit Court
  • drafting and advising on employment contracts, workplace policies and contractor arrangements
  • advising on compliance with obligations arising under modern awards and industrial instruments, the Fair Work Act 2009 and other employment-related legislation 
  • conducting workplace training for managers and employees regarding unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, bullying and victimisation, and managing performance and conduct issues
  • advising on issues in relation to the termination of employment, including summary dismissals and redundancies
  • assisting and advising employers on enforcement post-employment restraints including non-solicitation and non-competition clauses
  • advising on employment-related aspects of corporate transactions and restructures including the transfer of business provisions under the Fair Work Act 2009
  • assisting and advising on work health and safety matters, including assisting employers who have been investigated and prosecuted by SafeWork NSW.


07 February 2024 - Knowledge

Closing Loopholes: 2023 recap & 2024 outlook

#Workplace Relations & Safety

Our summary of key changes to workplace relations and safety law arising from the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Act 2023 and the proposed amendments in the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No.2) Bill 2023.

12 September 2023 - Knowledge

Professional Employees Award: Key changes commencing 16 September 2023

#Workplace Relations & Safety

Employers covered by Professional Employees Award 2020 will see new explicit obligations for overtime, penalty rates and record keeping come into effect from their employee’s first full pay period on or after 16 September.

02 June 2023 - Knowledge

FWC confirms significant increase to national minimum and award wages

#Workplace Relations & Safety

The Fair Work Commission Expert Panel has handed down its decision in the Annual Wage Review for 2022-23, increasing the national minimum wage and modern award wages by 5.75 per cent from 1 July 2023.

05 October 2022 - Knowledge

Further Respect@Work changes introduced to parliament

#Workplace Relations & Safety

The federal government has introduced a new bill to parliament to implement a further seven recommendations from the Respect@Work Report, significantly, a positive duty on employers to prevent sexual harassment.

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