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Labour Hire Licensing Scheme

Posted on 24.04.2018

The Queensland Government has established a mandatory labour hire licensing scheme to protect workers from exploitation and promote the integrity of the labour hire industry in Queensland.

The scheme requires labour hire providers to be licensed and users of labour hire to use only licensed providers.

To obtain a licence, a labour hire provider must demonstrate that they are fit and proper to provide labour hire services, can comply with relevant State and Commonwealth laws and that the labour hire business is financially viable.

Applications for a Queensland labour hire provider licence can be made online at labourhire.qld.gov.au. Existing labour hire providers have until 15 June 2018 to apply, and can continue to operate while their application is being considered provided they applied before 15 June 2018.

To complete your application please refer to the labour hire licence application guide and application forms at labourhire.qld.gov.au.

Once registered, licensed labour hire providers will be listed on a public register at labourhire.qld.gov.au. Users of labour hire can search the register for a licensed labour hire provider. Users can also check if a labour hire provider has made an application by viewing the pending applications list. Once an application is granted it will appear on the public register.

The Office of Industrial Relations works in partnership with other State and Commonwealth departments to protect the rights and entitlements of labour hire workers in Queensland.

If you suspect a labour hire provider is not licensed to operate in Queensland, or is not complying with their obligations under relevant laws you can report to the Office of Industrial Relations at labourhire.qld.gov.au.

For more information about the scheme and providers’ obligations please visit labourhire.qld.gov.au.

Source
Queensland Government

 

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