Children and Young People (Employment) Standards - Australian Capital Territory


You must comply with this standard if you operate a business in the Australian Capital Territory and you intend to employ people that are under the age of eighteen. The standards are split into two sections:

  • a section that applies to all children and young people under the age of eighteen
  • a section that only applies to children and young people under the age of fifteen.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Children and Young People Act 2008 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Administering agency

Community Services Directorate

Office of Children, Youth and Family Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Young Workers

Office of Children, Youth and Family Services

Community Services Directorate

Australian Capital Territory
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 13 22 81
Fax: 02 6205 0480