Mandatory Code of Practice for the Employment of Children in Entertainment - Victoria


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to employ people under the age of fifteen in the entertainment industry for purposes such as modelling, acting, and circus, drama and dance performances. This includes employment in areas such as advertising, plays, theatres, circuses, radio, television and films.

The code provides information on matters such as working hours, supervision, health, travel, food, breaks and the type of work.

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.

Act(s) name

Child Employment Act 2003 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Child Employment Regulations 2014 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Child Employment

Contact details

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Child Employment Officer

Child Employment

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Operating address: Level 16
1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Website: Child Employment (Opens in new window)