Sustainability-related Regulations Database

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Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018

Description: A short description of the legislation.

The Victorian Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 is legislation established to regulate the provision of labour hire services in Victoria, Australia. It mandates that labour hire providers must obtain a license to operate, ensuring compliance with fair employment practices, workplace safety standards, and industry integrity. The Act aims to protect vulnerable workers from exploitation and promote transparency and accountability within the labour hire industry. By enforcing licensing requirements and penalties for non-compliance, it seeks to create a level playing field while safeguarding the rights and well-being of workers across various sectors in Victoria.

Application to Australian agriculture: Where the legislation is applicable.

The Victorian Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 impacts agriculture by requiring labour hire providers serving the industry to obtain a license. It ensures compliance with fair employment standards, workplace safety regulations, and industry integrity, promoting a secure and ethical workforce within the agricultural sector in Victoria.

Compliance information: Often the evidence of compliance against a piece of legislation is that there is not a breach of the Act. Where appropriate, the developers of this database have listed evidence which could be used to show compliance if a breach was to be found. Many Best Management Practice (BMP) schemes and other certifications in Australian agriculture include this evidence for accreditation.

The following documentation/information is required to provide evidence of compliance.

(1) Valid License (2) Adherence Records (3) Safety Regulation Compliance Records

Additional information: The entity this legislation originates from.

Victorian Labour Hire Licensing Authority Register →

Source documents: Links to the legislation documents.