Legislation is created by parliament. Therefore two sources of legislation can impact on your workplace responsibilities. They are the Commonwealth Parliament (federal laws) and the Queensland Parliament (state laws).

There are numerous legislations and acts that apply to healthcare workers and the staff that work in them.  The following provides some information about various pieces of legislation commonly used in the healthcare environment:

Health Services legislation

Community Services and Disability services legislation

General employment legislation

Legislation with confidentiality provisions

Legislation Links