Online rostering software for Australian small businesses

Online staff scheduling software helps small businesses manage and communicate work schedules to employees.

Payroller connects staff and managers. Employers can use it to make online rosters anywhere with an internet connection, while workers access them through a mobile Employee portal.

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How does our online roster software work?

Make staff rosters in minutes

Create rosters & assign shifts to your staff from desktop or mobile.

Send rosters to employees

Publish rosters on the platform and notify staff through the mobile Employee portal or email.

Staff scheduling & payroll in one system

Streamline staff scheduling from rosters and timesheets to payroll and reporting STP.

Best employee scheduling & rostering software features


Easy roster creation anytime, anywhere

Set work schedules for employees and see how many people are working each day, for how long, and how much it will cost you. Working admin on the go? Use the Bookipi People mobile app, which seamlessly syncs over all the info.

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Automated staff scheduling and management

Sick of dealing with spreadsheets for manual staff scheduling? Automate staff scheduling with the easiest rostering software from Payroller. Employers can add shifts and share automated rosters with employees in minutes. You can even set recurring shifts for particular staff.


Roster alerts & updates for employees

Publish & edit employee schedules through a centralised rostering system for easier staff coordination. Our rostering program alerts your staff via e-mail or their Employee portal, and you can see if they accepted or rejected a shift on the same platform.

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Employee time tracking & timesheets

Empower employees to manage their rostered shifts independently. Let staff track their work hours and submit timesheets for approval from the Employee portal.You can monitor their attendance through the Employer platform.


STP-approved payroll from timesheets & rosters

The best part of our online rostering software? Payroller takes care of all things related to managing employees from automated rosters to accurate small business payroll. Actual work hours for employees flow from accepted rostered shifts, then approved timesheets, to new pay runs. Payroller helps you stay compliant with ATO-approved STP reporting.

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What small businesses can do with Payroller’s rosters & employee scheduling software

For employees

  • Employees can accept or decline rostered shifts.

  • Employees can click in and out of their shifts to fill out a timesheet.

  • Employees can submit leave requests and manage their own leave balances.

  • Employees can view their past payslips and year-to-date salary and wages.

For employers

  • Employers can set shifts and send them to employees.

  • Employers can approve or create employee timesheets for pay runs.

  • Employers can approve leave requests and view employee attendance.

  • Working on the go? No problem—manage timesheets on mobile with the Bookipi People app.

How to create a roster using employee rostering software

With Payroller, it takes seconds to publish new rosters or update employee schedules. Follow these steps from the ‘Rosters’ section of the platform:

1. Choose an employee

Employee details are stored on the platform. You can pick more than one employee to have the same shift.

2. Add the shift duration and meal or rest breaks

Set the length of the shift, including breaks as prescribed by your business policies and Fair Work laws.

3. Set a recurring schedule

Customise recurring shifts across the calendar, whether it repeats daily, weekly, or monthly.


Benefits of using online rostering system for small businesses

Save time creating rosters and schedules

Online rostering software automates schedule creation, saving you countless hours spent on planning and managing shifts. Spend less time doing manual work and invest it back into your business projects.

More efficient communication with employees

Keep your team informed with clear and accessible online schedules. Everyone can view their shifts, breaks, and colleagues’ availability, fostering better communication and reducing confusion. Eliminate admin work to provide employees with their payroll documents.

Better employee satisfaction with transparency

Online rosters allow employees to easily access their schedules, request different shifts, and see available leave balances. This promotes a sense of control that can boost their confidence and productivity at work.

All your payroll records stored in the cloud

No more misplaced spreadsheets or lost paperwork. Online rostering software securely stores all your payroll data in the cloud, ensuring easy access, backups, and peace of mind.

Complete rostering platform for Australian small businesses

Payroller for employers & accountants

Easy-to-use roster creation, payroll management & STP reporting.

Payroller Employee app

Employee portal for payslip access, rosters, time tracking & leave requests.

Bookipi People

All-in-one scheduling and time-tracking app for employers & employees on the go.

Streamline payroll and workforce management with the easiest rostering software.

Made by & designed for Australian small businesses.

Frequently asked questions about our free rostering app

Payroller software provides the easiest staff scheduling and work roster templates for small businesses.  Our software includes staff roster templates that guide you through customising your work schedules online. 

Try Payroller for free and find out why thousands of small businesses trust our simple solution for everything you need to manage small business employees including payroll and work scheduling.

Employers can manage staff scheduling from anywhere.  Log in to your Payroller account and navigate to the Rosters section where you can view draft and published rosters. You can add, edit or delete rostered shifts using our online rostering software.  

Payroller online rostering improves communication between managers or employers, and employees in a business.  When you publish a rostered shift change, your employees can be instantly notified.  Send published work schedules and roster changes to employees.  Your workers can accept or reject rostered shifts in our free rostering app.

As an employer, you save time when you can see staff scheduling in one spot.  Know when employees accept or reject work shifts.  This means that you can reallocate shifts and ensure your small business is properly staffed.

Yes, Payroller is the easiest all-in-one scheduling, timesheets and single touch payroll solution for Australian businesses.  Firstly, employers can schedule shifts for employees using our rostering system.   Employers and managers can make timesheets for their workers.  Then, managers and employers can automatically generate pay runs based on timesheets with one click.