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Police Clearance for the Mines

Mining Police Clearance

National Police Certificate (Australia-wide Disclosable Criminal History)

A Police Certificate contains a certification that the person to whom it relates either has no ‘disclosable’ convictions or has a ‘disclosable’ conviction that is detailed in the Certificate. A ‘disclosable’ conviction is one that is recorded by the court and has not been rehabilitated or spent under the Criminal Law (Rehabilitation of Offenders) Act 1986.

The police clearance relating to mining jobs is number is written in bold below:

There are three types of Police Certificates.

1.  A ‘Name Only’ Police Certificate – based on a search of the person’s name against the criminal history records held by police services Australia-wide.This is most often sought for employment purposes. Other reasons for seeking this Police Certificate include providing insurance companies with an official document relating to past offending, and for a visa to work or reside in another country (this is limited to only a few countries as most require a fingerprint search as well as a name search).

2.  A ‘Name with Fingerprints’ Police Certificate – based on a search of the person’s name and fingerprints against the criminal history and fingerprint records held by the police services Australia-wide.

This is most often sought by persons applying for a visa to work or reside in another country, or for adoption purposes.

3. A ‘Name Only’ with ASIO Security Assessment – Ammonium Nitrate Police Certificate – based on a search of the person’s name against the criminal history records held by the police services Australia-wide, and an ASIO security assessment relating to politically motivated violence.

How do I get a police clearance for the mines?

Persons who seek a National Police Certificate must make application at any police station in Queensland. Applicants will require sufficient identification such as a current driver`s licence, passport or other photographic identity document. Payment by cash, bank cheque, personal cheque or money order made out to the Commissioner for Police, is required at lodgment.

We are in the process of setting up a police clearance check service  for people looking at getting mining jobs. The police checks for the mines will serve as an additional feature  on your resume so you stand out against over candidates. The check will be around $127 and it will be nationally recognised  for the mining industry. Contact us below if you are interested in getting a police clearance for the mines
[contact-form 19 “police_clearance”]

 

1 Comment

  1. Steve Cuddihy January 24, 2011 Reply

    What is the validity period for the National Police Certificate?

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