Sustainability-related Regulations Database

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Regional Investment Corporation Act 2018 (Cth)
Federal Legislation,

This legislation establishes the Regional Investment Corporation (RIC). The RIC is an Australian Government provider of low-interest loans for farm businesses, particularly relevant during periods of drought. The purpose is to support the growth, resilience and sustainability of Australia’s agricultural economy.

Future Drought Fund Act 2019 (Cth)
Federal Legislation,

This legislation establishes the Future Drought Fund (FDF), which provides secure, continuous funding for drought resilience initiatives. It will help Australian farmers and communities prepare for the impacts of drought.

Export Control Act 2020 (Cth)
Federal Legislation,

The objects of this Act are the following:

(a) to ensure that goods that are exported:

(i) meet relevant importing country requirements to enable and maintain overseas market access for goods exported from Australia; and

(ii) comply with government or industry standards or requirements relating to the goods; and

(iii) are traceable and, if necessary, can be recalled;

(b) to ensure the integrity of goods that are exported;

© to ensure that trade descriptions for goods that are exported are accurate;

(d) to give effect to Australia’s rights and obligations relating to goods that are exported under any international agreements to which Australia is a party

Training and Tertiary Education Act 2003
State/Territory Legislation,

The Australian Capital Territory Training and Tertiary Education Act 2003 is legislation governing education and training in the Australian Capital Territory. It provides the framework for the regulation, funding, and quality assurance of vocational education and training (VET) and higher education institutions. The Act outlines responsibilities for governing bodies, accreditation processes, funding arrangements, and student support services. It aims to promote access to high-quality education and training opportunities, support lifelong learning, and contribute to the development of a skilled workforce and vibrant tertiary education sector in the ACT.

Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act 2001 No.80
State/Territory Legislation,

The New South Wales Apprenticeship and Traineeship Act 2001 is legislation designed to regulate and facilitate apprenticeship and traineeship arrangements within the state. It outlines the legal framework for the registration, approval, and administration of apprenticeships and traineeships, ensuring compliance with training standards, employment conditions, and dispute resolution mechanisms. The Act aims to promote skill development, employment opportunities, and industry growth by providing a structured pathway for individuals to acquire vocational qualifications and practical experience. It fosters partnerships between employers, training providers, and apprentices/trainees, contributing to a skilled workforce and economic development in New South Wales.

Training and Skills Development Act 2016
State/Territory Legislation,

The Northern Territory Training and Skills Development Act 2016 is legislation aimed at enhancing the skills and capabilities of the workforce in the Northern Territory, Australia. It establishes the framework for the administration, regulation, and funding of vocational education and training (VET) programs. The Act promotes industry engagement, quality assurance, and access to training opportunities. It supports workforce development strategies, apprenticeships, and skills development initiatives to meet the Northern Territory’s economic needs. By aligning education with industry demands, the Act aims to strengthen the workforce, foster innovation, and drive economic growth and prosperity in the Northern Territory.

Vocational Education and Training Act 1996
State/Territory Legislation,

The Western Australia Vocational Education and Training Act 1996 is legislation governing the provision of vocational education and training (VET) in the state. It outlines the framework for the administration, regulation, and funding of VET programs. The Act aims to promote access to high-quality training, skill development, and industry-relevant qualifications. It establishes standards for training providers, assessment procedures, and accreditation processes. By aligning training with industry needs and workforce demands, the Act supports economic growth, employment opportunities, and lifelong learning in Western Australia.

South Australian Skills Act 2008
State/Territory Legislation,

The South Australian Skills Act 2008 is legislation designed to enhance the skills and capabilities of the workforce in South Australia. It establishes the framework for the administration, regulation, and funding of vocational education and training (VET) programs. The Act aims to address skills shortages, support industry needs, and promote lifelong learning opportunities. It facilitates partnerships between government, industry, and training providers to deliver relevant and high-quality training programs. By aligning training with workforce demands and economic priorities, the Act contributes to the development of a skilled and adaptable workforce, driving economic growth and prosperity in South Australia.

Training and Workforce Development Act 2013
State/Territory Legislation,

The Tasmanian Training and Workforce Development Act 2013 is legislation aimed at enhancing Tasmania’s workforce through education and training initiatives. It establishes the framework for the administration, regulation, and funding of vocational education and training (VET) programs. The Act promotes industry engagement, quality assurance, and access to training opportunities. It supports workforce development strategies, apprenticeships, and skills development initiatives to meet Tasmania’s economic needs. By aligning education with industry demands, the Act aims to strengthen Tasmania’s workforce, foster innovation, and drive economic growth and prosperity across the state.

Biosecurity Act 2015
Federal Legislation,

The Biosecurity Act explains how biosecurity threats to plant, animal and human health in Australia and its external territories are managed.