Sustainability-related Regulations Database

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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

Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)
Federal Legislation,

The object of this Act is to enhance the welfare of Australians through the promotion of competition and fair trading and provision for consumer protection

Long Service Leave Act 1981
State/Territory Legislation,

The Northern Territory (NT) Long Service Leave Act of 1981 provides a framework for long service leave entitlements within the territory, Australia. It stipulates conditions for eligibility, accrual rates, and leave calculation, typically after a specified period of continuous service with an employer. The Act aims to ensure employees receive remuneration and time off for extended service, promoting retention and acknowledging their contributions to the workforce. Additionally, it establishes mechanisms for resolving disputes related to long service leave, contributing to a fair and equitable working environment in the Northern Territory.

Long Service Leave Act 1987
State/Territory Legislation,

The South Australian Long Service Leave Act of 1987 establishes provisions for long service leave entitlements within South Australia, Australia. It outlines criteria for eligibility, accrual rates, and conditions for taking leave, typically after a specified period of continuous service with an employer. The Act aims to ensure that employees receive remuneration and time off for extended service, promoting retention and acknowledging their contributions to the workforce. Additionally, it addresses matters such as leave calculation upon termination and provides mechanisms for resolving disputes related to long service leave, contributing to a fair and equitable working environment in South Australia.

Fair Work Act 2009
Federal Legislation,

The Fair Work Act, established in Australia, is a key piece of labour legislation that governs the relationship between employers, employees, and unions. It sets the national standards for employment, including minimum wage, leave entitlements, and maximum working hours. The Act also outlines the rules for collective bargaining, unfair dismissal, and industrial actions. It aims to balance the needs of businesses and workers, promoting fair and productive work practices. The Fair Work Commission and the Fair Work Ombudsman play crucial roles in enforcing the Act, resolving disputes, and ensuring compliance. This framework is vital for maintaining fair labor practices in Australia.

Holidays Act 1958
State/Territory Legislation,

The Australian Capital Territory Holidays Act 1958 is legislation that outlines the public holidays observed in the ACT. It establishes the dates of these holidays and provisions for holiday pay and entitlements. The Act also governs public holiday trading hours and provides guidelines for employers and employees regarding their rights and obligations on public holidays. By ensuring consistency and fairness in the observance of public holidays, the Act contributes to work-life balance and supports the well-being of workers in the Australian Capital Territory.

Long Service Leave Act 1976
State/Territory Legislation,

The Tasmanian Long Service Leave Act of 1976 outlines provisions for long service leave entitlements within Tasmania, Australia. It establishes criteria for eligibility, accrual rates, and conditions for taking leave, typically after a specified period of continuous service with an employer. The Act aims to ensure that employees receive remuneration and time off for extended service, promoting retention and recognition of their contributions to the workforce. Additionally, it addresses matters such as leave calculation upon termination and provides mechanisms for resolving disputes related to long service leave, contributing to a fair and equitable working environment in Tasmania.

Public Holidays Act 1993
State/Territory Legislation,

The Victorian Public Holidays Act 1993 is legislation that regulates public holidays in Victoria, Australia. It outlines the dates of public holidays and provisions for holiday pay and entitlements. The Act also governs public holiday trading hours and provides guidelines for employers and employees regarding their rights and obligations on public holidays. By ensuring consistency and fairness in the observance of public holidays, the Act promotes work-life balance and supports the well-being of workers while contributing to the social and economic fabric of Victoria.

Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018
State/Territory 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.

Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017
State/Territory 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.