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Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017

Description: A short description of the legislation.

The South Australia Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 is legislation enacted to regulate the labour hire industry within South Australia, 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, ensure transparency and accountability within the labour hire sector, and impose penalties for non-compliance. By enforcing licensing requirements, it seeks to safeguard the rights and well-being of workers while promoting a level playing field and ethical conduct in the labour hire industry across South Australia.

Application to Australian agriculture: Where the legislation is applicable.

The SA Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 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 South Australia.

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.

SA Labour Hire Licensing Register →

Source documents: Links to the legislation documents.