has been convicted of an offence under a relevant law in the past five years
has, in the past five years, applied for, or held, a Queensland or interstate labour hire licence that has been refused, suspended, cancelled, had a condition imposed, or disciplinary action taken against
has, in the last five years, had applied for, or held, a statutory licence, accreditation or authority to carry out a business or practice in an occupation that has been refused, suspended, cancelled, a condition imposed or disciplinary action taken
has been cautioned, suspended, cancelled or refused by a professional or industry body.
has been insolvent or disqualified from managing corporations under the Corporations Act 2001
has been an executive officer of a corporation while it was placed into administration, receivership or liquidation
is under the control of, or substantially influenced by another person who is not a fit and proper person to provide labour hire services.
The Chief Executive may also make an inquiry about an applicant's criminal history for the purposes of determining whether they are a fit and proper person.
The Chief Executive will consider all relevant factors in deciding if the person is fit and proper. Each case is considered individually, taking into account the seriousness of, and circumstance surrounding the matter in question. The Chief Executive will consider the explanation offered, the relevance of any conviction, rehabilitation and evidence that the matter will not reoccur.
Serious criminal offences
Serious criminal offence means an offence that is punishable on conviction by imprisonment of two years or more (an indictable offence) and involving any of the following:
intentional use of violence towards another person
causing of death or injury to a person
endangerment of the life or health of a person
rape or sexual assault of a person
indecent treatment of a child
the abduction, kidnapping or deprivation of liberty of a person
theft of property
importing, exporting, trafficking or producing drugs
burglary or the unlawful entry of property
importation, sale, misuse or concealment of weapons
fraud, dishonesty, extortion or bribery
damage or destruction of property or the environment
breach of the peace or public order
hindrance of, or interference with, the administration of law or justice or the conduct of a government entity or public authority.
Serious criminal offences also includes offences of counselling, procuring, or conspiring to commit any of the above that are also punishable on conviction by imprisonment of two years or more.
Illegal phoenix activity is when a new company is created to continue the business of an existing company that has been deliberately liquidated to avoid paying taxes, creditors and employee entitlements. Key government agencies are working together through the Phoenix Taskforce to protect public revenue, businesses and employee entitlements by reducing and deterring illegal phoenix activity. If you suspect phoenix behaviour, you can report it: