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Keeping data safe

With the coverage of data security issues in the media in recent days, we wanted to highlight the importance of good data hygiene for labour hire providers.

Labour Hire Authority: A year in review

2021-22 was another busy year for the LHA. As we look forward to our first round of licence renewals, we will be focussing on compliance with the labour hire licensing scheme requirements.

What you need to know about LHA compliance inspections

The Labour Hire Authority (LHA) will be conducting compliance inspections at farms and worker accommodation in Mildura and surrounding areas this citrus season. Here is an overview of what businesses can expect from compliance inspections.

Things you can’t ask when hiring

Everyone wants to make sure they’re hiring the best possible candidates for the job, but did you know there are certain things employers cannot legally ask prospective employees? Here are nine things you can’t ask when hiring.

Things hosts should know about labour hire

We all know labour hire providers have to meet certain requirements, but what about hosts? If you are confused about hosting labour hire workers in your business, here’s a quick FAQ to help you.

Compliance focus: Victoria’s horticulture industry

Australia’s horticulture sector has been in the news in recent months and is an ongoing compliance focus for the LHA. We use a range of sources to receive intelligence on worker mistreatment and exploitation, work with other regulators, and take strong compliance actions where serious non-compliance is found.

Compliance with licence conditions essential

The LHA cancelled 14 labour hire licences over two days this week for failure to comply with licence conditions. Labour Hire Licensing Commissioner Steve Dargavel says other providers can easily avoid this fate and contribute to a level playing field.