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INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

We understand it is important that both you and your child feel comfortable with your child’s place of work.  At Domino's Pizza, the welfare and wellbeing of our staff is our top priority. The following answers some of the most common questions parents have about their child working for Domino’s Pizza.

How old does my child have to be to apply for a Domino’s job?

As listed below it differs in each State/Territory in Australia.

ACT

Written parental consent is required to employ persons under the age of 15. They cannot work during school hours, but may be employed for up to 10 hours a week with a maximum of six hours per day. Hours of work are not restricted for people aged 15 to 17. However, they cannot   work during the hours they are required to attend school.


TAS

There is no minimum legal age limit for starting work in TAS. However, persons under 16 cannot work during school hours.


QLD

Persons over 13 years of age are permitted to work with written parental consent. Persons under 16 cannot work during school hours. They cannot work more than four hours per day and 12 hours per week during school time.


NT

Persons under 17 years of age cannot work during school hours or between the hours of 10pm and 6am.


WA

Persons over 13 years may start work as long as they have written parental consent. Children under the age of 17 must not work during school hours and must not start work before 6am or finish after 10pm. 


SA

There is no minimum legal age limit for starting work. However, persons under 16 cannot work during school hours.


VIC

Persons cannot start work until they are over 15 years of age. Persons under 16 cannot work during school hours and may not work more than three hours on a school day. They must finish work by 9pm.


NSW

There is no minimum legal age limit for starting work in NSW. However, persons under 15 cannot work during school hours.  If under 17, persons cannot work full time with the intention of leaving school without speaking to their Careers Advisor and applying to leave school.

Note: Franchisees are able to set their own recruitment minimum ages as long as they abide by the laws of their relevant state/territory.


NEW ZEALAND

There is no minimum legal age limit for starting work in New Zealand. However, young people aged less than 16 years cannot work during school hours or after 10pm or before 6am on school nights.

Note: Franchisees can set their own recruitment minimum ages as long as they abide by New Zealand law.


This is my child’s first job. Will they find it intimidating?

Not at all. Domino's places emphasis on having fun at work. They will be in the perfect environment to make friends and develop important life skills.


Can the family get staff discounts?

Discounts differ between franchise owners, please check with the manager of your child's workplace to see what their policy is.


Domino’s is a great first job especially if you are at school or college. You can the pick the hours you work and you can move up in the store pretty quick as well.
— James, Delivery expert