Australia: Overview of Labour Hire Licensing in Australia

There have been a number of recent developments to licensing schemes in Queensland, South Australia and Victoria. Most notably, the South Australian government has recently announced it intends to repeal the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (SA) and is no longer accepting licence applications.

Please click the map below for a summary noting the current status of licensing schemes around Australia at a State and Federal level.

1. For more information on the Queensland scheme see our article: Queensland Labour Hire Licensing Bill passes.

2. For more information on the introduction of the bill to establish a Victorian scheme see our article: Victoria – Labour Hire Licensing Bill introduced.

This article was prepared by Wendy Fauvel, Senior Associate and Natassia Smith, Lawyer.

For more information or advice on this topic, please contact:

Kirsty Faichen
Kirsty Faichen
Partner, Brisbane
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+61 7 3258 6492
Anthony Longland
Anthony Longland
Partner, Perth
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+61 8 9211 7273
Heidi Fairhall
Heidi Fairhall
Special Counsel, Sydney
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+61 2 9322 4457
Wendy Fauvel
Wendy Fauvel
Senior Associate, Melbourne
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+61 3 9288 1732
Catherine Pase
Catherine Pase
Senior Associate, Melbourne
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+61 3 9288 1668
Natassia Smith
Natassia Smith
Lawyer, Melbourne
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+61 3 9288 1463

 

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