Registration as an Employer of Outworkers (Clothing Industry) - New South Wales


You may require this registration if you intend to manufacture clothing products.

If you intend to contract workers outside your own factory or workshop to perform work on your behalf you must be registered as an employer of outworkers. This includes contracting workers to perform tasks such as packing, processing or working on articles or materials for the clothing industry at their home or at different premises.

The requirement for registration is contained in the relevant Clothing Trades Award. Please see the attached document for details.

Please be aware that conditions apply and exemptions may be granted.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Clothing Trades (State) Award (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Industrial Relations Act 1996 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Courts and Tribunal Services

Industrial Relations Commission of NSW

Contact details

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

Industrial Registrar, Industrial Registry

Industrial Relations Commission of NSW

Courts and Tribunal Services

Department of Justice

Operating address: 47 Bridge Street
New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 3670
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 02 9258 0866
Fax: 02 9258 0058