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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.