Victoria's laws protect children from work that could harm their health or wellbeing.
Employing a child without a permit is a crime and may attract penalty.
Comprehensive guide to employing children in entertainment and advertising
- supervision of children
- hours of employment
- education and schooling
- workplace conditions
- the Mandatory Code of Practice.
At the Wage Inspectorate we:
- provide information to employees, guardians and employers about child employment
- proactively investigate non-compliance and penalise offenders
- respond to complaints and tip-offs about non-compliance.
Reviewed 01 July 2021