Applicable Hypnotherapy Legislation by Federal/State

 

 

 

 

A listing of relevant Australian legislation (by Federal/State) – supplied by the Hypnotherapy Counsel of Australia.

Federal

  • The Privacy Act 1988

  • Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (which includes the Australian Consumer Law).

 

NSW

  • Public Health Act 1991

  • Healthcare Complaints Act 1993

  • The Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002

  • Children and Young Persons(Care and Protection) Act 1998

  • NSW Code of Conduct for Unregistered Health Practitioners

 

ACT

  • Health Act 1993

  • The Health Records (Privacy and Access) Act 1997

  • Children and Young People Act 2008

  • Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011

 

Victoria

  • Health Records Act 2001

  • Health Services (Conciliation and Review) Act 1987

  • Working with Children Act 2005

 

Queensland

  • Health Quality and Complaints Commission Act 2006

  • Child Protection Act 1999 South Australia

  • Health and Community Services Complaints Act 2004

  • Children’s Protection Act 1993

 

Western Australia

  • Health Services (Conciliation and Review) Act 1995

  • Information Privacy Bill 2007

  • Working with Children Act 2004

 

Tasmania

  • Health Complaints Act 1995

  • Children, Young Persons and their Families Act 1997

 

Northern Territory

  • Health and Community Services Complaints Act 1998

  • Code of Health and Community Services Rights and Responsibilities

  • Care and Protection of Children Act 2007

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