Children and Young People (Employment) Standards 2011 - 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 18. The standards are split into two sections:

  • A section that applies to all children and young people under the age of 18; and
  • A section that only applies to children and young people under the age of 15.

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 can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Office for Children, Youth and Family Support

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Young Workers

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 132281
Fax: 02 62050480