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This contains directed screen guides for how to complete common tasks within the system.


This article details the steps for how to set up your initial account in the ClockOn Online system.
Included are the following;

  1. The Signup Process
  2. Initial Configuration
  3. Next Steps

The Signup Process

To get started with ClockOn simply navigate to the website https://online.clockon.com.au/ and log in using a previously created username and password. If this is your first time then use the Sign Up link, and this will launch a process to guide you through creating your account.

Once started you will be required to enter some generic account creation details relating to you and your login details such as your name, phone number, email address. You will also need to select a password and accept the terms and conditions for using the site at this point.

This will send you an email that you will need to use the link to confirm that you were the one who created this account

Once the account has been confirmed you will be redirected back to the login screen and you can use your new details to log in to your account.


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Initial Configuration

On your first login to the system, you will be asked a few additional questions that relate to your business setup. These include; 

  1. The business's ABN
    Entering the ABN will do an automatic lookup via the ATO's listing for your business name.

  2. The address details for the business
    This detail is necessary to confirm your business identity as well as establish the location details for future STP submissions.

  3. The initial Payroll Period dates
    Indicates the initial payroll start date, the length of the payroll period (weekly, fortnightly, four weekly, monthly, or quarterly), as well as setting the standard reportable payment date STP submissions.

Next Steps

Once you have a connection into the system you are ready to move on to the next step.


ClockOn recommends viewing the following articles;

  1. Adding Employees
  2. Creating & Editing Timesheets
  3. Payroll Adjustments (Allowances & Deductions)
  4. Processing Payroll 
  5. Submitting Single Touch Payroll (STP)
  6. Generating Reports

Some more advanced topics that may be of interest include;

  1. Adding & Updating Public Holidays
  2. Adding Additional Payment Periods
  3. Setting Up Costing Departments
  4. Location Payment Details (Required for ABA/EFT file generation)
  5. Adding/Updating Rulesets (Advanced Feature)


In conjunction with these articles, the following videos are available on our YouTube channel to assist you with the setup of your system.




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