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VET & HE Legislation

NATIONAL VET LEGISLATION (NVR)

The NVR is the national set of standards is critical to the appropriate and effective regulation of vocational education and training, ensuring the integrity of qualifications awarded to learners and supporting the achievement of both improved productivity and social outcomes for all Australians.

Vocational education and training aims to deliver a productive and highly skilled workforce. It enables all working age Australians to develop the skills and qualifications needed to participate effectively in the labour market and contribute to Australia’s economic future. Batchelor Institute works hard to ensure that students receive quality training and assessment services that meets industry benchmarks and student needs.

download VET–ASQA–Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015

NATIONAL TEQSA LEGISLATION

TEQSA, the regulatory authority for Higher education providers such as Universities, Colleges etc have Threshold Standards which comprises of the;

  • Provider Registration Standards
  • Provider Category Standards
  • Provider Course Accreditation Standards and
  • Qualification Standards.

download HE-TEQSA-HE Threshold Standards


LEGISLATION

NT Anti-discrimination Commission
The aim of the Anti-Discrimination Act (the Act), and therefore the Anti-Discrimination Commission (ADC), is to promote recognition and acceptance of the right to equality of opportunity of persons regardless of an attribute to eliminate discrimination on the basis of an attribute and to eliminate sexual harassment.
view website Anti-discrimination Act

 

Education Act NT
The Education Act covers the responsibilities of the Government and the Minister in providing arrangements for the provision of education services
Education Act

 

Disability Discrimination Act
The objects of this Act are:(a) to eliminate, as far as possible, discrimination against persons on the ground of disability in the areas of:

(i) work, accommodation, education, access to premises, clubs and sport
(ii) the provision of goods, facilities, services and land
(iii) existing laws
(iv) the administration of Commonwealth laws and programs

(b) to ensure, as far as practicable, that persons with disabilities have the same rights to equality before the law as the rest of the community

(c) to promote recognition and acceptance within the community of the principle that persons with disabilities have the same fundamental rights as the rest of the community.

Disability Discrimination Act

 

National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011
The NVR Act replaces the AQTF and is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority, a national authority. States and Territories do not regulate the Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in the Northern Territory.
NVR Act

 

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011
The Act provides national consistency in the regulation of higher education and regulates higher education using a standards-based quality framework and principles relating to regulatory necessity, risk and proportionality.
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act

 

Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011
The main object of this Act is to provide for a balanced and nationally consistent framework to secure the health and safety of workers and workplaces by protecting workers and other persons against harm to their health, safety and welfare through the elimination or minimisation of risks arising from work or from specified types of substances or plant. The Act also provides for fair and effective workplace representation, consultation, cooperation and issue resolution in relation to work health and safety.
Work Health and Safety Act

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Employment Opportunity means equal access to jobs and benefits and services for all employees and prospective employees in the workplace. EEO aims to ensure fair and equitable outcomes in all areas of employment which relate to recruitment, selection, access to information, supervision and management.
Equal Employment Opportunity Act

 

Privacy Act 1988
The Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) is an Australian law which regulates the handling of personal information about individuals. This includes the collection, use, storage and disclosure of personal information.
Privacy Act

 

Copyright Act 1968
The Act defines the legally enforceable rights of creators of creative and artistic works under Australian law. The scope of copyright in Australia is defined in the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (as amended), which applies the national law throughout Australia.
Copyright Act

 

Disability Discrimination Act 1992
The objects of this Act are:(a) to eliminate, as far as possible, discrimination against persons on the ground of disability in the areas of:

(i) work, accommodation, education, access to premises, clubs and sport;
(ii) the provision of goods, facilities, services and land;
(iii) existing laws;
(iv) the administration of Commonwealth laws and programs;

(b) to ensure, as far as practicable, that persons with disabilities have the same rights to equality before the law as the rest of the community

Disability Discrimination Act

 

Information Act NT
Information Act NT gives you the right to apply for access to NT government information. It is about enhancing government accountability and participation in our democratic system of government. It includes computer records, audiotapes, videotapes and CDs. It includes personal information about people and information about businesses. It is limited to records held by the organisation. It does not cover knowledge or views held by staff unless they have been recorded. It does not cover documents that once existed but have been destroyed.
Information Act NT