Licensing Contacts

Appeals Tribunals

​Country ​​Tribunal Mailing Address​ Contact Details​ Website Address​
Australia ​Administrative Appeals Tribunal ​GPO Box 9955 
Sydney NSW 2001
​Tel: 1300 366 700 www.aat.gov.au
New Zealand ​Trans-Tasman Occupations Tribunal ​​Tribunals Unit
Private Bag 32-001
Panama Street Wellington 6146
​Tel: +64 4 462 6660
Fax: +64 4 462 6686
Email: tribunals@justice.govt.nz
www.justice.govt.nz/tribunals/trans-tasman-occupations-tribunal

Licensing Authorities 

Select one of the occupation groups below to view contact details for the relevant occupational licensing authorities in each Australian state and territory.

expand Occupation Group : Air-conditioning and refrigeration mechanics 

Commonwealth

Australian Refrigeration Council Ltd

Locked Bag 3033 Box Hill Vic 3128

Tel: 1300 88 44 83 Fax: 1300 55 40 23 Email: enquire@arctick.org

http://www.arctick.org/

NT

For Restricted Electrical Licence

Electrical Workers and Contractors Licensing Board

GPO Box 1680 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: (08) 8936 4079 Fax: (08) 8942 6461 Email: electrical.licensing@nt.gov.au

http://www.electricallicensing.nt.gov.au

QLD

For Restricted Electrical Licence

WorkCover Queensland

GPO Box 2459 Brisbane QLD 4001

Tel: 1300 362 128

https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/licensing-and-registrations/electrical-licences

TAS

For Restricted Electrical Licence

Building Standards and Occupational Licensing Department of Justice

PO Box 56 Rosny Park TAS 7018

Tel: 1300 366 322 (From within Tasmania) or (03) 6166 4600 (From elsewhere) Fax: (03) 6233 8338 Email: wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au

http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/licensing_and_accreditation

VIC

Victorian Building Authority

GPO Box 536 Melbourne VIC 3001

Tel: 1300 815 127 Fax: (03) 9618 9062 Email: customerservice@vba.vic.gov.au

http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/

expand Occupation Group : Asbestos and Demolition 

NT

NT WorkSafe

GPO Box 3200 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: 1800 019 115 Fax: (08) 8999 5141 Email: ntworksafe.@nt.gov.au

http://www.worksafe.nt.gov.au/Workers/Pages/Licensing.aspx

SA

For Demolition

Consumer Business and Services SA Attorney-General’s Department

GPO Box 1719 Adelaide SA 5001

Tel: 131 882 Fax: (08) 8204 9697 Email: occupational@sa.gov.au

http://www.cbs.sa.gov.au/wcm/licensing-and-registration/occupational-licensing-and-registration/builders-quick-links/builder/

TAS

Workplace Standards Tasmania

PO Box 56 Rosny Park TAS 7018

Tel: 1300 366 322 (within Tasmania) or (03) 6166 4600 (for callers external to Tasmania) Fax: (03) 6233 8338 Email: wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au

http://www.workplacestandards.tas.gov.au/

VIC

For Asbestos Removal

WorkSafe Victoria

GPO Box 4293 Melbourne VIC 3001

Tel: 1300 852 562 or 1800 136 089 or (03) 9641 1444 Fax: 1800 060 727 Email: licensing@worksafe.vic.gov.au or info@worksafe.vic.gov.au

http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/forms-and-publications/forms-and-publications/application-for-a-licence-to-operate-as-an-asbestos-removalist

expand Occupation Group : Automotive Gas Installers 

ACT

ACT Environment and Sustainable Development

GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6207 1923 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.actpla.act.gov.au/topics/hiring_licensing

NT

NT WorkSafe

GPO Box 3200 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: 1800 019 115 Fax: (08) 8999 5141 Email: ntworksafe.@nt.gov.au

http://www.worksafe.nt.gov.au/Workers/Pages/Licensing.aspx

SA

SafeWork SA

GPO Box 465 Adelaide SA 5001

Tel: 1300 365 255 or (08) 8303 0400 Fax: (08) 8204 9200 Email: help@safework.sa.gov.au

http://www.safework.sa.gov.au/show_page.jsp?id=2137

VIC

Automotive Alternate Fuels Registration Board (AAFRB)

PO Box 3114 Auburn VIC 3123

Tel: (03) 9818 4304 Fax: (03) 9815 1540 Email: aafrb@aafrb.com.au

http://www.aafrb.com.au/

expand Occupation Group : Builders and building related occupations 

ACT

ACT Environment and Sustainable Development

GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6207 1923 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.actpla.act.gov.au/topics/hiring_licensing

NT

For residential builders

NT Building Practitioners Board

GPO Box 1154 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: (08) 8936 4082 Email: bpb@nt.gov.au

http://www.bpb.nt.gov.au/

SA

Consumer and Business Services

GPO Box 1719 Adelaide SA 5001

Tel: 131 882 Fax: (08) 8204 9697 Email: occupational@sa.gov.au

http://www.cbs.sa.gov.au/

VIC

Victorian Building Authority

GPO Box 536 Melbourne VIC 3001

Tel: 1300 815 127 Fax: (03) 9618 9062 Email: customerservice@vba.vic.gov.au

http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/

expand Occupation Group : Electrical contractors and other electrical occupations 

ACT

ACT Environment and Sustainable Development

GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6207 1923 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.actpla.act.gov.au/topics/hiring_licensing

NT

Electrical Workers and Contractors Licensing Board

GPO Box 1680 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: (08) 8936 4079 Fax: (08) 8942 6461 Email: electrical.licensing@nt.gov.au

http://www.electricallicensing.nt.gov.au

SA

Consumer and Business Services

GPO Box 1719 Adelaide SA 5001

Tel: 131 882 Fax: (08) 8204 9697 Email: occupational@sa.gov.au

http://www.cbs.sa.gov.au/

VIC

Energy Safe Victoria

PO Box 262 Collins Street West VIC 8007

Tel: 1800 815 721 or (03) 9203 9700 Fax: (03) 9686 2197 Email: info@esv.vic.gov.au

http://www.esv.vic.gov.au/Electricity-Professionals

expand Occupation Group : Gaming Occupations 

ACT

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

PO Box 214 Civic Square ACT 2608

Tel: (02) 6207 0359 Fax: (02) 6207 7372 Email: grclicensing@act.gov.au

http://www.gamblingandracing.act.gov.au

NT

NT Licensing Commission Department of Business

GPO Box 1154 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: (08) 8999 1800 Fax: (08) 8999 6232 Email: licensingcommission@nt.gov.au

http://www.dob.nt.gov.au/gambling-licensing/licensing-commission/Pages/default.aspx

SA

Independent Gambling Authority

PO Box 67 Rundle Mall Adelaide SA 5000

Tel: (08) 8226 7233 Fax: (08) 8226 7247 Email: iga@iga.sa.gov.au

http://www.iga.sa.gov.au

VIC

Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

PO Box 1988 Melbourne VIC 3001

Tel: 1300 182 457 Email: contact@vcglr.vic.gov.au

http://www.vcglr.vic.gov.au/home/gambling/

expand Occupation Group : Land transport occupations 

ACT

For Dangerous Goods

Justice and Community Safety Directorate

Office of Regulatory Services GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6207 3000 Fax: (02) 6205 0336 Email: worksafe@act.gov.au

http://www.worksafety.act.gov.au/dangerous_substances

NSW

For Driving Instructors

Roads and Maritime Services

Locked Bag 928 North Sydney NSW 2059

Tel: 132 213 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/licensing/gettingalicence/drivinginstructors/existinginstructors

NSW

For Passenger Vehicle Drivers

Transport for NSW

PO Box K659 Haymarket NSW 1240

Tel: 131 500 or (02) 8202 2200 Fax: (02) 8202 2209 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/content/drivers

NT

For Dangerous Goods

NT WorkSafe

GPO Box 3200 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: 1800 019 115 Fax (08) 8999 5141 Email: ntworksafe@nt.gov.au

http://www.worksafe.nt.gov.au/Workers/Pages/Licensing.aspx

QLD

For Driving Instructors

Department of Transport and Main Roads

PO Box 673 Fortitude Valley Queensland 4006

Tel: 13 23 80 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/business-industry/Accreditations/Driver-and-rider-trainers/Becoming-an-accredited-driver-trainer.aspx

QLD

For Pilot and Escort Vehile Drivers

Department of Transport and Main Roads

PO Box 673 Fortitude Valley Queensland 4006

Tel: 13 23 80 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Business-and-industry/Accreditations/Pilot-and-escort-vehicle-driver.aspx

SA

For Driving Instructors

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

GPO Box 1533 Adelaide SA 5001

Tel: 13 10 84 or (08) 8343 2304 Email: Go the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.sa.gov.au/topics/transport-travel-and-motoring/transport-industry-services/driving-instructors/motor-driving-instructor-s-licence

TAS

For Passenger Vehicle Drivers

Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources

GPO BOX 936 Hobart TAS 7001

Tel: 1300 851 225 Email: dier@dier.tas.gov.au

http://www.transport.tas.gov.au/licensing

VIC

For Passenger Vehicle Drivers and Driving Instructors

Taxi Services Commission

GPO Box 1716 Melbourne VIC 3001

Tel: 1800 638 802 or (03) 8683 0768 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.taxi.vic.gov.au/drivers

WA

For Dangerous Goods

Department of Mines and Petroleum

Mineral House 100 Plain Street East Perth WA 6004

Tel: (08) 9358 8001 Fax: (08) 9358 8000 Email: dgsb@dmp.wa.gov.au

http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/

expand Occupation Group : Mine manager occupations 

NSW

NSW Department of Industry, Resources & Energy

PO Box 344 Hunter Regional MC NSW 2310

Tel: 1300 736 122 (tollfree) or (02) 4931 6625 Fax: (02) 4931 6790 Email: minesafety.competence@industry.nsw.gov.au

http://www.resourcesandenergy.nsw.gov.au/miners-and-explorers/safety-and-health/applications/certificate-of-competence

SA

Department for Manufacturing Innovation Trade Resources & Energy Mining Regulation

GPO Box 1264 Adelaide SA 5001

Tel: (08) 8463 3000 Fax: (08) 8463 6518 Email: DMITRE.MiningRegRehab@sa.gov.au

http://www.minerals.dmitre.sa.gov.au/forms_and_guidelines

expand Occupation Group : Motor vehicle repairers 

NSW

Office of Fair Trading

PO Box 972 Parramatta NSW 2124

Tel: 13 32 20 or (02) 9895 0111 Fax: (02) 9895 0222 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/ftw/Tradespeople/Home_building_licensing.page

expand Occupation Group : Pest and weed controllers 

NSW

NSW Environment Protection Authority

PO Box A290 Sydney South NSW 1232

Tel: 131 555 Email: info@environment.nsw.gov.au

http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/pesticides/pesticides.htm

NT

For Weed Controllers

Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries

PO Box 3000 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: (08) 8999 2344 Email: chemicals@nt.gov.au

http://www.nt.gov.au/d/Primary_Industry/index.cfm?newscat1=Chemical%20Services&newscat2=&header=Forms%20and%20Guides

QLD

For Pest Management

Queensland Health

PO Box 2368 Fortitude Valley BC QLD 4006

Tel: (07) 3328 9310 Fax: (07) 3328 9622 Email: hpu_licensing@health.qld.gov.au

http://www.health.qld.gov.au/industry/poisons_pest/

TAS

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment

GPO Box 46 Kings Meadows TAS 7249

Tel: 1300 368 550 or (03) 6777 2118 Fax: (03) 6336 5374 Email: information@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

http://www.dpipwe.tas.gov.au/agriculture/agvet-chemicals/licences-and-certificates

VIC

For Pest Management

Department of Health

GPO Box 4541 Melbourne VIC 3001

Tel: 1300 887 090 Fax: 1300 881 765 Email: pestcontrol@health.vic.gov.au

http://www.health.vic.gov.au/pestcontrol/

expand Occupation Group : Plumbers and gasfitters 

ACT

ACT Environment and Sustainable Development

GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6207 1923 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.actpla.act.gov.au/topics/hiring_licensing

NT

For Gasfitting

NT WorkSafe

GPO Box 3200 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: 1800 019 115 Fax: (08) 8999 5141 Email: ntworksafe@nt.gov.au

http://www.worksafe.nt.gov.au/Workers/Pages/Licensing.aspx

QLD

Gasfitting registrations

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

PO Box 15216 City East QLD 4002

Tel: (07) 3330 4249 Email: gaslicence@dnrm.qld.gov.au

http://mines.industry.qld.gov.au/safety-and-health/petroleum-gas-safety.htm

QLD

For contractor licences

Queensland Building and Construction Commission

GPO Box 5099 Brisbane QLD 4001

Tel: 1300 272 272 or 139 333 Fax: (07) 3225 2999 Email: Go to the website for the Online Enquiry Form

http://www.qbcc.qld.gov.au/contractors/Pages/contractors.aspx

TAS

Building Standards and Occupational Licensing Department of Justice

PO Box 56 Rosny Park TAS 7018

Tel: 1300 366 322 (From within Tasmania) or (03) 6166 4600 (From elsewhere) Fax: (03) 6233 8338 Email: wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au

http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/licensing_and_accreditation

WA

For Contractor licences

Building Commission Department of Commerce

Locked Bag 14 Cloisters Square WA 6850

Tel: 1300 489 099 Fax: (08) 6251 1501 Email: bcinfo@commerce.wa.gov.au

http://www.buildingcommission.wa.gov.au/licensing/plumbers

WA

For all plumbing licences and registrations

Plumbers Licensing Board

Locked Bag 14 Cloisters Square WA 6850

Tel: (08) 6251 1377 Fax: 1300 449 185 Email: plumbers@commerce.wa.gov.au

http://www.plumbers.wa.gov.au

expand Occupation Group : Property agents, valuers and conveyancers 

ACT

Office of Regulatory Services

GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601

Tel: (02) 6207 3000 Email: ors@act.gov.au

http://www.ors.act.gov.au/business/real_estate_business_and_stock_station_salespeople

NT

Department of Business (Gambling and Licensing Services)

GPO Box 1154 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: (08) 8999 1307 Email: propertyagents.licensing@nt.gov.au

http://www.dob.nt.gov.au/gambling-licensing/agents-licensing/Pages/default.aspx

SA

Consumer and Business Services

GPO Box 1719 Adelaide SA 5001

Tel: 131 882 Fax: (08) 8204 9697 Email: occupational@sa.gov.au

http://www.cbs.sa.gov.au/

TAS

For Property Agents

Property Agents Board

Level 2, 172 Collins Street HOBART TAS 7000

Tel: (03) 6281 3480 Fax: (03) 6281 3477 Email: board@propertyagentsboard.com.au

http://www.propertyagentsboard.com.au

WA

Consumer Protection, Department of Commerce

Locked Bag 14 Cloisters Square PO Perth WA 6850

Tel: 1300 30 40 64 Email: cplicensing@commerce.wa.gov.au

https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/consumer-protection/licences-and-registrations

expand Occupation Group : Shotfirers and pyrotechnicians 

NSW

For Shotfirers

SafeWork NSW

Locked Bag 2906 Lisarow NSW 2252

Tel: 13 10 50 Email: contact@safework.nsw.gov.au

http://www.safework.nsw.gov.au/licences-and-registrations/licences/explosives-and-fireworks-licences/blasting-explosives-user-licence

NT

NT WorkSafe

GPO Box 3200 Darwin NT 0801

Tel: 1800 019 115 Fax: (08) 8999 5141 Email: ntworksafe.@nt.gov.au

http://www.worksafe.nt.gov.au/Workers/Pages/Licensing.aspx

SA

SafeWork SA

GPO Box 465 Adelaide SA 5001

Tel: 1300 365 255 or (08) 8303 0400 Fax: (08) 8204 9200 Email: help@safework.sa.gov.au

http://www.safework.sa.gov.au/show_page.jsp?id=2137

VIC

WorkSafe Victoria

GPO Box 4306 Melbourne VIC 3001

Tel: 1300 852 562 or 1800 136 089 Fax: 1800 060 727 Email: licensing@worksafe.vic.gov.au

http://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/safety-and-prevention/licensing