The Teachers Registration and Standards Act 2004 was proclaimed on 31 March 2005.
Freedom of Information
The Teachers Registration Board is a Statutory Authority regulating the teaching profession in South Australia. Members of the public can seek advice or express their views by email, facsimile, telephone or in person (by mutual arrangement).
The Agency holds documents relating to the general registration of teachers, assessment of qualifications and on fitness and propriety matters including consent forms for national police history checks.
Persons engaged in the administration of the Teachers Registration and Standards Act 2004 must adhere to the provisions stated in Section 53 of the Act in relation to the confidentiality of personal information.
Requests under the Freedom of Information Act 1991 for access to documents should be directed in writing to:
Freedom of Information Officer
Teachers Registration Board of South Australia
PO Box 3649
RUNDLE MALL SA 5000
Further information about Freedom of Information is available at the State Records website.
SA Government Information Sharing Guidelines to Promote the Safety and Wellbeing of Children, Young people and their Families (ISG)
The Privacy Committee of the South Australian Government has granted agencies and organisations exemption from compliance with Information Privacy principle 10(b) under the Information Sharing Guidelines (ISG).The ISG enables personal information to be shared without consent when it is agreed that there is an anticipated risk of harm, abuse or neglect to a child, young person or member of their family or if there is a risk to the person or to public safety. The Teachers Registration Board will seek informed consent in all situations where it is considered safe to do so.
Information Sharing Guidelines (pdf - 3.4 mb)
If you require further information about the release of information under the ISG, please contact the Co-ordinator, Investigations on telephone +61 8 8253 9700. If you are concerned that your personal information has been shared inappropriately, please contact the Registrar, Teachers Registration Board of South Australia on telephone +61 8 8253 9700.
Other Key Legislation
- Public Sector Act 2009
- Public Sector (Honesty and Accountability) Act 1995
- Mutual Recognition Act 1992 (Cth)
- Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Act 1997 (Cth)
- Freedom of Information Act 1991
- Evidence Act 1929
- Child Protection Act 1993
- Information Privacy Principles 1989
- Acts Interpretation Act 1915
- Education and Early Childhood Services (Registration and Standards) Act 2011
- Education and Early Childhood Services (Registration and Standards) Regulations 2011
For previous versions and revision histories of any South Australian legislation, please visit the South Australian Legislation website.