Yes. All Australian employers remain responsible for ensuring individuals employed or contracted can legally work in Australia. To determine this, reasonable steps must be taken to ensure you are only employing or contracting individuals are legally able to work in Australia, and failure to do so means you could face harsh penalties. For more information around your obligations as an employer, please refer to the Department of Home Affairs employing legal workers guide.
To verify a job seeker's Right to Work in Australia, Certsy reconciles the job seeker’s government-issued documentation with the relevant database or authority. For more information around our verification method and processes, please see our guide.