Guide

Entertainment and modelling agencies

Introduction

There are rules that you need to comply with if you are running an employment agency that finds work for jobseekers within the entertainment and modelling industries.

These types of jobseekers include:

  • professional sports person
  • actor, musician, singer, dancer, background artist, extra, walk-on or other performer
  • composer, writer, artist, director, production manager, lighting cameraman, camera operator, make-up artist, clothes, hair or make up stylist, film editor, action arranger or co-ordinator, stunt arranger, costume or production designer, recording engineer, property master, film continuity person, sound mixer, photographer, stage manager, producer, choreographer or theatre designer
  • photographic and fashion model

The rules outlined in this guide apply mainly to entertainment and modelling agencies that operate as 'employment agencies' and are in addition to other rules set out for employment agencies and employment businesses.