Labour hire licence - Queensland

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to conduct labour hire activities or provide labour hire services, for example:

  • contractors that supply workers to a farmer or fruit grower to pick produce for the farmer or grower
  • group training organisations or principal employer organisations that supply apprentices or trainees to an employer
  • employment agencies that on-hires temporary administration staff to a business.

Labour hire providers supply workers to work for another business or person (the labour hire user). The workers are paid by the labour hire provider for the work they do. Users of labour hire services can only use a licensed labour hire provider.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence:

  • each applicant and proposed nominated officer must be a fit and proper person
  • for corporations, the executive officer must be fit and proper person
  • your business is financially viable
  • you are complying with relevant laws.

Duration

1 year

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

Your licence fee will depend on the total amount of wages paid in the financial year preceding the day the application was made:

  • $1.5 million or less - $1120.42
  • $1.5 million and up to $5 million - $3361.26
  • Over $5 million - $5602.10.

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All

Your licence fee will depend on the total amount of wages paid in the financial year preceding the day the application was made:

  • $1.5 million or less - $1120.42
  • $1.5 million and up to $5 million - $3361.26
  • Over $5 million - $5602.10.

Fees for 2023-24

Forms

Other resources

Approval time

28 days

Administering agency

Office of Industrial Relations

Labour Hire Licensing Queensland

Contact details

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