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Professional standards legislation

The professional standards legislation that exists in every Australian jurisdiction governs the operation of Professional Standards Schemes.

The links in the right-hand column of the table below will take you to the latest version of that act or regulation in the relevant state, territory or federal legislation database.

If you have any questions about the legislation, you can contact us.

JurisdictionName of professional standards legislation

ACT Legislation Register

Civil Law (Wrongs) Act 2002
Civil Law (Wrongs) Regulation Act 2003
Civil Law (Wrongs) (Fees) Determination 2014

NSW legislation

Professional Standards Act 1994
Professional Standards Regulation 2019

Northern Territory Legislation

Professional Standards Act 2004
Professional Standards Regulations 2007

Queensland Legislation

Professional Standards Act 2004
Professional Standards Regulation 2017

South Australian Legislation

Professional Standards Act 2004
Professional Standards Regulations 2021

Tasmanian Legislation

Professional Standards Act 2005

Victorian legislation

Professional Standards Act 2003
Professional Standards Regulations 2017

Western Australian Legislation

Professional Standards Act 1997
Professional Standards Regulations 1998

Federal Register of Legislation

Treasury Legislation Amendment (Professional Standards) Act 2004
Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001
Corporations Act 2001
Competition and Consumer Act 2010

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