Review of the Implementation of the Australian Jobs Act 2013

Closed 28 Sep 2018

Opened 3 Sep 2018


Section 127 of the Australian Jobs Act 2013 requires that a review of the operation of the Act be conducted within five years of its commencement on 27 December 2013. The Department has contracted Quantum Consulting Australia Pty Ltd to undertake the review. The consultant will produce a report for the responsible Minister to table in Parliament as required under the Act. 

The review will examine the transparency of processes put in place to ensure compliance with the Act. Note it will not consider changes to the intent or legislative provisions of the Act.

Written comments that address the implementation of the Act should be emailed to the Project Director Simon Hood at by 28 September 2018.

Next steps

Following completion of the consultations and consideration of any additional feedback, the consultant will prepare a report for the Minister of its findings including any recommendations for improvements to the operation of the Act. 

Final report

The report of the review was published in January 2019.


  • Corporate entities subject to Australian Industry Participation requirements


  • Legislated review