Vet Legislation


Vocational education and training (VET) legislation

Vocational education and training (VET), in Australia is regulated by a variety of Australian, state and territory laws. Employment, workplace and equity issues and safety issues are also covered by a range of Australian, state and territory legislation. Note: Where the state or territory and the Australian laws deal with the same situation differently, the Australian law has jurisdiction. 

Fundamental to the VET system are Australian laws including: 

States' VET Legislation

Human Rights 

Australian human rights legislation protects people involved in the training system. Under this legislation it is unlawful to discriminate or harass people at work, school or in the community, or reveal their personal information, infringe their physical or bodily privacy or communications. 

Examples of Australian human rights legislation are the: 

Legislation specifically set-out for review under the VSF Contract;

Other Legislation 

There is a range of legislation and policies, including consumer protection, which impact on the operational business of AAMC Training Group. These include:

  • Corporation law – Corporations Act 2001 and Regulations
  • Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and Regulations
  • Fair Work Act 2009 and Regulations
  • A New Tax System Act 1999 and Regulations
  • Copyright Act 1968 and Regulations
  • Fair Trading Legislation and Regulations
  • Trade Practices Legislation and Regulations
  • Spam Act 2003 and Regulations
  • Data Provisions Requirements 2012
  • Financial Viability Risk Assessment Requirements 2011