Recommendations

Recommendation 1

2.51 The committee recommends the Council for the Australian Federation, in close consultation with relevant stakeholders, renew its efforts toward occupational licensing reform, with a starting presumption against licensing.

Recommendation 2

2.52 Subject to its retention, the committee recommends that occupational licensing be based on specific, measurable outcomes and the identification of best practice models for occupations throughout Australia.

Recommendation 3

2.53 The committee recommends the expansion of automatic mutual recognition based on the objective of increasing labour force mobility.

Recommendation 4

2.54 The committee recommends the Council for the Australian Federation commission a study into the health and safety benefits of occupational licensing, to strengthen efforts toward reform.


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