Legislation

The following legislation is relevant to the Department:

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
  • Protected Disclosures Act 2012
  • Public Administration Act 2004
  • Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001
  • State Employees Retirement Benefits (SERB) Act 1979
  • State Superannuation Act 1988
  • Working with Children Act 2005
  • 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

  1. To view up to date versions of any State legislation, go to Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents
  2. Select the Victorian Law Today button and then use the alphabetical list to find the Act or Regulation you want.

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

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