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The cost-effective, full-service HR
solution for heavy industry

We’re the solution provider that heavy industry businesses rely on to streamline
and simplify HR and workplace relations.

More about what we do

HR Foundations Mentoring Program

Managing HR can be overwhelming and frustrating. There are so many boxes to tick and hurdles to cross. With our mentoring program, we can teach you the HR foundational concepts and help you to build these foundations within your business. We’ll set you up for success. 

Your partners in HR

We’re here to become an extension of your team. Navigating HR can be challenging and frustrating at times, especially with limited resources. That’s why we’re here: to support business leaders and HR teams with specialist advice and expertise when you need it.

With a collective four decades of experience providing HR expertise for heavy industry, we’ve saved a long list of businesses time, headaches, and a lot of money.

Our Approach

Our approach is simple. The right people and the right processes are all that’s required to improve your bottom line. 

The right people

Find the right candidates in qualification, experience and cultural fit.

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The right processes

Implement the correct processes for efficiency, cost, risk mitigation and compliance.

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Profit $$

Watch your profits rise and your bottom line improve. 

Learn more about our approach.

Why choose Edwards HR?

We can save you employing a full HR Team

With our HR management solutions, you can save up to 80% of what you would spend on an internal HR team. Our specialist team with heavy industry HR expertise can deliver more at a higher standard than your internal team would. 

More than 40 years HR experience

We’ve been providing tailored HR support for heavy industry for more than 40 years now. Our varied experience in the industry puts us in the perfect position to pivot and find creative solutions for you.

Personalised service, customised solutions

When you deal with us, you deal with the same team who understand your business, your industry and your needs. No call centres and repeating yourself. We take the opposite approach to ‘one-size-fits-all’ and customise our packages and solutions to suit you, your business, and your unique challenges, people and goals. 

We simplify HR with practical solutions

HR and its processes, requirements, and concepts don’t need to be so complex. We simplify how HR support is delivered and provide you with practical, easily actionable HR solutions. 

The agile team, wherever you need us to be

Whether it’s in our offices, in a boardroom, or on-site at your location, we are flexible to fit in with whatever is going to be most suitable for you. 

We’re experienced in heavy industry. It means the work we produce for you here in our office will be just as reliable as the work we complete out on-site. 

"Why would you ask your accountant for HR advice, when you wouldn't ask a HR manager for accounting advice? I wish people would use the right tool for the right application".

- A client 

At Edwards HR, this quote applies on so many levels. As HR specialists with an unmatched 40 years of experience in HR for heavy industry, we understand the need to use the right tool for the right application. We’ll ensure that is what happens for you by providing you with advice that is both industry-specific, and HR qualified. Our tailor-made, customised service delivery approach means you always have the tools you need in your HR arsenal, without paying for those you don’t. Because we know one-size-fits-all doesn’t actually fit many businesses.

Latest News

Is Working From Home an Entitlement?

In an Australian first, the term ‘work from home’ was the top search term on SEEK in the June quarter this year (2022), superseding even specific job titles or locations.
Our team was gobsmacked to read this, so this update will provide employers an insight into the forces that play in today’s low unemployment environment coming out of Covid, and how to handle this new trend within the workplace.

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Quick Guide to Using Modern Award Pay Guides

If you’ve ever had trouble finding different pay rates, allowances and entitlements in a Modern Award, rest assured you are not alone!

In this Quick Guide, we introduce you to Pay Guides – the documents that exist for each Modern Award providing a simple table of entitlements for each classification and employment type (full-time, part-time, casual, apprentices etc).

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What makes Edwards HR the best choice?

We are great to work with! Our customers always report a highly positive and easy experience with Edwards HR.

In a client survey completed in August 2021, our clients rated us the following:

  • Overall experience with Edwards HR: 5/5 star average.
  • How easy it is to work with Edwards HR: 5/5 star average.
  • How easy it was to understand and implement the solutions and advice given: 4.92/5 star average.
  • How likely it is that they would recommend Edwards HR to a friend: very likely (5/5 ).

Words our clients frequently used to describe Edwards HR and our solutions (in order of the number of mentions): Professional, reliable, helpful, understanding, good value for money.

Client Testimonials and Reviews

We’ve achieved success for many businesses – see what some of them have to say!

You can also check out our 5-star HR reviews on Google!

Book a free consultation

We offer a free 30-minute HR consultation and a review of your existing employment agreement, along with our no-obligation recommendations.