Labour Hire Licence - Victoria

Description

You will require a labour hire licence if you or your business will provide labour hire services.

Labour hire services include:

  • supplying workers to another person or business to perform work for them
  • recruiting or placing workers with another person or business to perform work for them while procuring or providing accommodation and paying wages to those workers
  • recruiting or placing workers with another person or business to perform work for them while managing the contract performance of those workers.

Workers are deemed to be working as part of a labour hire arrangement where they perform duties in cleaning, horticultural, or meat processing industries.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to ensure that each relevant person in your application is a fit and proper person.

A person is not fit and proper if they have:

  • within the last 10 years been found guilty of an indictable offence against a person, or an offence involving fraud, dishonesty or drug trafficking that was punishable by imprisonment of 3 months or more (or an equivalent offence committed outside Victoria)
  • within the last 5 years been found to have contravened a workplace law, labour hire industry law or minimum accommodation standard, or given an enforceable undertaking in respect of a contravention of one of those laws
  • within the last 5 years had a licence under a labour hire industry law cancelled, suspended or revoked other than at the licence holder's initiative
  • within the last 5 years, been insolvent or under external administration
  • within the last 5 years, where an applicant is a body corporate, an officer of the body corporate was an officer of another body corporate whose licence was cancelled other than at the licence holder's initiative
  • within the last 5 years as an officer of a body corporate been disqualified from managing corporations.

The definition of a relevant person depends on the nature of your application. Please review the attached glossary further information.

You will be need to declare that, to the best of your knowledge, you comply with all relevant laws.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will be required to tell the Authority if any relevant person involved in the labour hire business intends to procure or provide accommodation or transport in connection with the labour hire service.

You will be required to declare:

  • if you will procure or provide accommodation, that it will comply with minimum accommodation standards
  • if you will procure or provide transport, that it will comply with all applicable laws relating to transport.

Duration

Up to three years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please refer to the attached licence fees and costs information web page for fee information relating to this licence. Fees for 2020-21.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Labour Hire Licensing Online (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Labour Hire Licensing Regulations 2018 Victoria

Application process

Apply

The process for applying for this licence is outlined in the attached application guides and checklists.

Administering agency

Labour Hire Authority

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

Labour Hire Authority

Email: enquiries@labourhireauthority.vic.gov.au