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  1. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Police Complaints and Discipline Act 2016 (No. 60 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-04-19 | AUS-2017-L-105380

    An Act to provide for the resolution of complaints made in respect of police officers and certain other persons, to make provision in relation to disciplinary proceedings in respect of police officers and other persons, to repeal the Police (Complaints and Disciplinary Proceedings) Act 1985, to make related amendments to other Acts and for other purposes.

  2. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Government Sector Employment Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No 2. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-03-02 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | AUS-2016-L-105334

    An Act to amend the Government Sector Employment Act 2013, the Health Services Act 1997, the Police Act 1990, the Transport Administration Act 1988 and other legislation in relation to senior executive and other employment in the government sector.

  3. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pastoral Workers' Accommodation Regulation 2015, SL 92. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-31 | AUS-2015-R-105359

  4. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Sector Management (Redeployment and Redundancy) Regulations 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-30 | AUS-2014-R-105593

  5. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Health Workforce Australia (Abolition) Act 2014 (No. 103, 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-09-24 | AUS-2014-L-98605

    An Act to abolish Health Workforce Australia, and for related purposes.

  6. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Defence Force Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment (Fair Indexation) Act 2014 (No. 22, 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-04-09 | AUS-2014-L-98603

    An Act to amend the law in relation to defence force retirement benefits, and for related purposes.

  7. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Government Sector Employment Act 2013 No 40. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | AUS-2013-L-97932

  8. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Work Health and Safety (Mines) Act 2013 No 54. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013 | AUS-2013-L-97933

    An Act to secure the health and safety of persons who work at mines; and for other purposes.

    The following Acts and Regulations have been repealed.
    Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002
    Coal Mine Health and Safety Amendment Act 2010
    Coal Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2006
    Mine Health and Safety Act 2004
    Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2007
    Work Health and Safety Legislation Amendment Act 2011

  9. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Mines Work Health and Safety (Supplementary Requirements) Act 2012 (No. 46 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-06 | AUS-2012-L-105398

    An Act to establish certain requirements, in respect of health and safety in relation to mines, that are additional to the requirements established by or under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012.

  10. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Fair Work (Building Industry) Act 2012 (Act No. 113 of 2005 as amended). (Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005 (No. 113, 2005).) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-06-01 | AUS-2005-L-73158

    The object of the Act is to improve workplace relations practices in the building and construction industry. The Act was adopted in 2005 and the title changed in the consolidated version of the Act in adopted in 2012.

    CHAPTER 1 - Preliminary

    CHAPTER 2 - Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate
    Part 1 - Director
    Part 2 - Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate Advisory Board
    Part 3 - Office of the Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate

    CHAPTER 3 - The Building Code

    CHAPTER 4 - Occupational health and safety
    Part 1 - Federal Safety Commissioner
    Part 2 - Accreditation scheme for Commonwealth building work

    CHAPTER 7 - Enforcement
    Part 1 - Powers to obtain information etc.
    Part 2 - Fair Work Building Industry Inspectors
    Part 3 - Federal Safety Officers

    CHAPTER 8 - Miscellaneous

  11. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Fair Work Amendment (Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industry) Act 2012 (Act No. 33 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-15 | AUS-2012-L-91704

    Amends the Fair Work Act, 2009 with respect addressing the position of Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) contract outworkers by ensuring that they have the same status, protections and entitlements as employees under the Fair Work Act. It also allows outworkers to recover unpaid wages and entitlements up the supply chain when their employer refuses to pay them.

  12. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Building and Construction Industry Improvement Amendment (Transition to Fair Work) Act 2012 (Act No. 42, 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-04-15 | AUS-2012-L-91705

    Makes amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005 (No. 113, 2005) with respect to the building inspector in particular by adding a new Chapter 2 entitle "Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate".

  13. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Sector Employment and Management Regulations (SL No. 54, 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-20 | AUS-2011-R-93288

  14. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Remuneration and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (Act No. 75 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-07-28 | AUS-2011-L-91834

    An Act to amend the law relating to the remuneration of certain Australian Public Service offices and of Members of Parliament, and for related purposes.

  15. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Relations (Public Sector Conditions of Employment) Regulation 2011. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-06-20 | AUS-2011-R-93194

    1 Name of Regulation
    2 Commencement
    3 Definition
    4 Declarations under section 146C
    5 Paramount policies
    6 Other policies
    7 The guaranteed minimum conditions of employment
    8 Meaning of employee-related costs
    9 Meaning of employee-related cost savings
    10 Exception for pending proceedings concerning police officers

  16. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    ACT Teacher Quality Institute Act 2010 (A2010-55). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-20 | AUS-2010-L-93132

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Key Concepts
    Part 3 - ACT Teacher Quality Institute
    Part 4 - Registration and permits to teach
    Part 5 - Codes of practice
    Part 6 - Regulatory Action
    Part 7 - Accreditation -- education programs
    Part 8 - Notification and review of decisions
    Part 9 - Miscellaneous
    Part 15 - Transitional Provisions

  17. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave Scheme) Act 2010 No 122. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-07 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-01 | AUS-2010-L-105332

    An Act to establish a scheme for portability of long service leave in the contract cleaning industry; and for other purposes.

  18. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Occupational Licensing National Law (Queensland) Act 2010 No. 49. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-11-05 | AUS-2010-L-97972

    An Act to provide for a national law to regulate the licensing of particular occupations and for related purposes.

  19. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010, No. 38. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-09-20 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | AUS-2011-L-105372

    The main objects of this Act are—
    (a) to promote the public interest by facilitating public interest disclosures of wrongdoing in the public sector; and
    (b) to ensure that public interest disclosures are properly assessed and, when appropriate, properly investigated and dealt with; and
    (c) to ensure that appropriate consideration is given to the interests of persons who are the subject of a public interest disclosure; and
    (d) to afford protection from reprisals to persons making public interest disclosures.

    Repeals the Whistleblowers Protection Act 1994, No. 68

  20. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) Act 2009. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-11-26 | AUS-2009-L-105382

    An Act to refer certain matters relating to workplace relations to the Parliament of the Commonwealth for the purposes of section 51(xxxvii) of the Constitution of the Commonwealth.

  21. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Sector Act 2009 (No. 37 of 2009). - Legislation on-line (Current) Proclamation

    Adoption: 2009-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 2010-02-01 | AUS-2009-L-81897

    Makes provision for employment, management and governance matters relating to the public sector of the State. Repeals the Public Sector Management Act 1995.

  22. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Local Government Act 2009, No. 17. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-06-12 | AUS-2009-L-105357

    The purpose of this Act is to provide for-
    (a) the way in which a local government is constituted and the nature and extent of its responsibilities and powers; and
    (b) a system of local government in Queensland that is accountable, effective, efficient and sustainable.

  23. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Retail Trading Act 2008 No 49. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-30 | AUS-2008-L-105338

    An Act with respect to the fair regulation of shop opening hours and restricted trading days, to provide for bank trading days, to repeal the Shops and Industries Act 1962 and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

  24. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Public Service Act 2008 No. 38. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-06-11 | AUS-2008-L-97977

    An Act about the administration of the public service and the management and employment of public service employees, and to provide for matters concerning particular agencies, and for other persons involved, in the public sector.

  25. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Carers (Recognition) Act 2008. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008 | AUS-2008-L-93307

    An Act to provide for the recognition of carers and the important contribution they make to the community.

  26. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Veterans' Entitlements Amendment (Disability, War Widow and War Widower Pensions) Act 2007 (No. 167, 2007). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-09-25 | AUS-2007-L-77363

    Amends sections 22(3), 22(4), 30(1)(b) and 198 of the principal Act concerning amounts of pensions.

  27. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Statutes Amendment (Electricity Industry Superannuation Scheme) Act 2006 (Act No. 35 of 2006). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-12-14 | AUS-2006-L-76251

    Amends section 1 of the Electricity Corporations Act 1994 and section 24 of the Electricity Corporations (Restructuring and Disposal) Act 1999 with respect to superannuation.

  28. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Statutes Amendment (Public Sector Employment) Act 2006 (No. 41 of 2006). - Act on-line (as amended)

    Adoption: 2006-12-14 | AUS-2006-L-76254

    An Act to amend various Acts in order to provide for new employment arrangements within the public sector on account of the enactment of Commonwealth legislation relating to workplace relations.

  29. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Building Professionals Act 2005 No 115. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-12-07 | AUS-2005-L-93145

    An Act to establish the Building Professionals Board; to provide for the accreditation of certifiers for the purposes of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979; to provide for the regulation of accredited certifiers, the making of complaints against accredited certifiers and the investigation of certifying authorities; to amend the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and other Acts consequentially; and for other purposes.

  30. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Act 2005 (No. 112, 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-09-12 | AUS-2005-L-73159

    The Act deals with matters consequential on the enactment of the Building and Construction Industry Improvement Act 2005. In particular, it makes the necessary amdments to the Workplace Relations Act 1996; the Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977; the Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987; and the Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997.

  31. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Sector Management (Breaches of Public Sector Standards) Regulations 2005. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-07-15 | AUS-2005-R-105591

  32. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 2005, No. 21. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-07-01 | AUS-2005-L-105356

    The objective of the Act is to provide a portable long service leave scheme for eligible workers in the contract cleaning industry in Queensland. The scheme will operate in a similar manner to the existing portable long service leave scheme for the building and construction industry, which has been operating in Queensland since 1992, and is administered by QLeave.

  33. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004, No. 25. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-12-31 | AUS-2004-L-105360

  34. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment (Employee Involvement and Compliance) Act 2004 (No. 122 of 2004). - Act No. 122 of 2004 Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-08-16 | AUS-2004-L-68739

    Amends Occupational Health and Safety (Commowealth Employment) Act 1991. Provides for civil remedies and criminal sanctions in the event obligations under this act are not met.

  35. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (Family Law Superannuation) Orders 2004 (S.R. No. 100 of 2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-05-17 | AUS-2004-R-67416

    Made under Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948. Regulates calculation of scheme value under Section 80A of the Act. Also provides for annual rate of associate pension and indexation of associate pension.

  36. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits (Family Law Superannuation) Orders 2004 (S.R. No. 99 of 2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-05-17 | AUS-2004-R-67418

    Made under Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973. Provides for determination of scheme value under Section 49 of the Act. Also makes provision for annual rate of associate pension, indexation of associate pension, commutation of small associate pension, indexation of amount for small associate pension, reduction of later standard pension, reduction of later lump sum amount and reduction of standard pension and associated reversions.

  37. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004 (No. 52 of 2004). - Commonwealth Act No. 52 of 2004 Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-04-27 | AUS-2004-L-67433

    Amends Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act (MRCA) 2004. Inter alia makes provision for application of MRCA to certain injuries, diseases, deaths, losses and damage. Also makes amendments to Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986, Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, as well as a number of other acts.

  38. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1), 2004 (No. 54 of 2004). - Comonwealth Act No. 54 of 2004

    Adoption: 2004-04-27 | AUS-2004-L-67440

    Amends Quarantine Act 1908, Imported Food Control Act 1992 and Quarantine Amendment (Health) Act 2003. Inter alia provides for quarantine expenses and fees, performance of quarantine officer functions, as well as some related matters.

  39. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (No. 51 of 2004). - Commonwealth Act No. 51 of 2004 Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-04-27 | AUS-2004-L-67441

    Comprehensive legislation providing for rehabilitation, compensation and other entitlements for veterans, members and former members of the Defence Force, as well as for some related matters. Divided into 11 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-20) contains introductory provisions. Part 2 (s. 21-36) deals with accepting of liability for service injuries, diseases and deaths. Part 3 (s. 37-64) makes provision for rehabilitation. Part 4 (s. 65-230) regulates compensation for members and former members of Defence Force. Part 5 (s. 231-268) deals with compensation for dependants of certain deceased members, members and former members. Part 6 (s. 269-317) provides for treatment for injuries and diseases. Part 7 (s. 318-343) regulates claims. Part 8 (s. 344-359) deals with reconsideration and review of determinations. Part 9 (s. 360-385) establishes Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission. Part 10 (s. 386-403) regulates liabilities arising apart from this Act. Part 11 (s. 404-440) contains miscellaneous provisions.

  40. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Teachers Registration and Standards Act 2004 (No. 57 of 2004). - Act on-line (as amended)

    Adoption: 2004 | AUS-2004-L-76259

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Object of Act
    Part 3 - Teachers Registration Board
    Part 4 - Requirement to be Registered
    Part 5 - Registration
    Part 6 - Special authority for unregistered person to teach
    Part 7 - Action to deal with unprofessional conduct or incapacity of teachers
    Part 8 - Provisions relating to proceedings of Teachers Registration Board
    Part 9 - Appeals
    Part 10 - Miscellaneous

  41. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Offshore Petroleum (Safety Levies) Act 2003 (No. 117 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-12-04 | AUS-2003-L-66599

    Makes provision for safety investigation levy, safety case levy and pipeline safety management plan, in relation to offshore petroleum facilities.

  42. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Education Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2003 (No. 83 of 2003). - Act No. 83 of 2003

    Adoption: 2003-11-11 | AUS-2003-L-67484

    Amends Children and Young Persons Act 1989, Education Act 1958, Teaching Service Act 1981 and Victorian Institute of Teaching Act 2001. Inter alia makes provision for dismissal of disqualified and unregistered teachers and suspension and dismissal of unregistered teachers.

  43. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Workplace Relations Amendment (Protection for Emergency Management Volunteers) Act 2003 (No. 76 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-07-15 | AUS-2003-L-65388

    Amends sections 170cb(6), 170CK(2)(h), 170CK(2), 170CK of Workplace Relations Act 1996. Inter alia provides for disaster management plan and emergency management body.

  44. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment Act (No. 1), 2003 (No. 64).

    Adoption: 2003-06-30 | AUS-2003-L-65385

    Amends certain acts relating to superannuation. Amendments to Superannuation Act 1976 deal with the following matters: scope and administration of Act; marital status of deceased retirement pensioner; reduced age retirement and early retirement benefits and increased benefits to spouse or orphans; payment into fund of amounts held on other superannuation funds or payable under superannuation arrangements; and powers of Reconsideration Advisory Committees. Also amends Superannuation Act 1990.

  45. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Transport Safety Investigation Regulations, 2003 (S.I. No. 158).

    Adoption: 2003-06-25 | AUS-2003-R-64756

    Made under Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003. Comprehensive legislation on transport safety investigations. Divided into 5 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 deals with aircraft operations. Part 3 provides for marine operations; Part 4 for rail vehicle operations. Part 5 contains general provisions.

  46. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Shop Trading Hours (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2003 (No. 19 of 2003). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-06-19 | AUS-2003-L-76262

  47. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Law, Act

    Queensland Rail Transit Authority Act 2013, No. 19. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-05-03 | AUS-2003-L-105373

    The main purpose of this Act is to establish the Queensland Rail Transit Authority and to facilitate the restructure of its rail business to deliver significant benefits to the community, including—
    (a)improved operation and management of rail services; and
    (b)more efficient delivery of rail services; and
    (c)enhanced customer service for rail passengers; and
    (d)a clearer accountability framework for rail services.

  48. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Sector Management (General) Amendment Regulation, 2002 (No. 667).

    Adoption: 2002-09-06 | AUS-2002-R-65109

    Made under Public Sector Employment and Management Act, 2002. Amends Public Sector Management (General) Regulation, 1996. Inter alia deals with appointment of Departmental temporary employees and with disciplinary process for officers.

  49. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace Relations Amendment Regulations 2002 (No. 1).

    Adoption: 2002-04-11 | AUS-2002-R-61262

    Amends Workplace Relations Regulations 1996. Inter alia specifies which public service employees fall under exception to Section 4(2)(d).

  50. Australia - Specific categories of workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Amendment Regulations 2001 (No.2).

    Adoption: 2001-05-16 | AUS-2001-R-59348

    Made under the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991. Amends Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Regulations 1991 with respect to the definition of an "entity" and of a "principal officer" of an entity under Subsection 5(1) of the Act.

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