7212 Labour Supply Services

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

7212 Labour Supply Services

This class consists of units mainly engaged in supplying their own employees to clients' businesses on a fee or contract basis. Assignments are usually temporary and performed under the supervision of staff of the client unit, at the client’s work site.

Primary activities

  • Contract labour service
  • Labour on-hiring service
  • Labour staffing service
  • Labour supply service
  • Temporary labour hire service


Units mainly engaged in

  • providing specialised activities on own account (sole trader) are classified based on the nature of those activities;
  • providing the entire workforce, including the supervisory staff to others, are classified according to the activity being undertaken;.
  • listing employment vacancies and referring or placing applicants for permanent employment are included in Class 7211 Employment Placement and Recruitment Services; and
  • providing human resource management services to clients or managing public figures are included in Class 6962 Management Advice and Related Consulting Services.
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