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