Useful contacts

Last update: 27 June 2022

Contacts for people wanting to employ children in modelling or entertainment in Australia.

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    NSW: Office of the Children's Guardian

    Contact the Children’s Employment team


    Phone: (02) 8219 3797 (leave a voicemail message)

    Fax: (02) 8219 3699

    Email: kidsemployment@ocg.nsw.gov.au

    The children's employment team is not always able to answer phone enquiries. Please email us if possible or if you phone, please leave a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

     

    Contacts for other states

    Australian Capital Territory

    ACT Office for Children, Youth and Family Support
    ph: 02 6205 0480
    email: youngworkers@act.gov.au
    www.communityservices.act.gov.au/youth/young_workers

    Northern Territory

    Central Intake
    Department of Health and Community Services
    Family and Children's Services Program
    ph: 08 8922 7460
    fax: 08 8946 5222
    email: Centralintake@nt.gov.au

    Queensland

    Industrial Relations Services Unit
    ph: 07 3225 2299
    www.business.qld.gov.au/running-business/employing/taking-on-staff/employing-children

    South Australia

    WorkSafe SA
    ph: 08 8303 0400
    www.safework.sa.gov.au

    Tasmania

    WorkSafe Tasmania
    ph: 03 6166 4600
    www.wst.tas.gov.au

    Victoria

    Department of State Development, Business and Innovation
    Employment Information and Compliance
    ph: 1800 287 287
    fax: 03 9651 9703
    www.business.vic.gov.au

    Western Australia

    Department of Commerce - Labour Relations
    ph: (08) 6251 2100
    email: labourrelations@dmirs.wa.gov.au
    www.commerce.wa.gov.au/labour-relations

     

    Hours of work for under 18s in industries other than modelling and acting

    Fair Work Australia provides best practice information for employing under 18s. 

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