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Legislation — Employment Topics

Overview

State legislation

The following Victorian Acts and Regulations relate to the employment conditions of staff in the Department:

  • Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006
  • Constitution Act 1975
  • Education and Training Reform Act 2006
  • Equal Opportunity Act 2010
  • Freedom of Information Act 1982
  • Government Superannuation Act 1999
  • Health Records Act 2001
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 and Regulations made under that Act
  • Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014
  • Public Administration Act 2004
  • Public Interest Disclosures Act 2012 (formerly Protected Disclosure Act 2012)
  • Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001
  • State Employees Retirement Benefits (SERB) Act 1979
  • State Superannuation Act 1988
  • Worker Screening Act 2020
  • Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013

In addition, the following Victorian Acts and Regulations also relate to the operations of workplaces in the Department:

  • Audit Act 1994
  • Children, Youth and Families Act 2005
  • Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005
  • Children's Services Act 1996 and Regulations made under that Act
  • Dangerous Goods Act 1985 and various Regulations made under that Act
  • Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981
  • Food Act 1984
  • Financial Management Act 1994
  • Multicultural Victoria Act 2011
  • Ombudsman Act 1973
  • Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008
  • Public Records Act 1973
  • Wrongs Act 1958

Accessing the latest versions of Victorian legislation

To view up to date versions of any State legislation, and parliamentary documents, visit Victorian legislation.

Commonwealth legislation

The Department is also subject to Commonwealth legislation in relation to employment, including:

  • Age Discrimination Act 2004
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1992
  • Fair Work Act 2009
  • Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986
  • Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Act 1986
  • Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
  • Racial Discrimination Act 1975
  • Sex Discrimination Act 1984

Accessing the latest versions of Commonwealth legislation

Current versions of Commonwealth legislation are available on the Federal Register of Legislation.

Relevant legislation

Contact information

Legislation - Overview of policy and procedure

Reviewed 17 February 2021

Policy last updated

15 June 2020

Scope

  • Schools

Contact

People Division Refer to ‘Contact information’ heading below for all HR contact details

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