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A background check is a process a person or company uses to verify that an individual is who they claim to be, and this provides an opportunity to check and confirm the validity of someone's criminal record, education, employment history, and other activities from their past. The frequency, purpose, and legitimacy of background checks varies among countries, industries, and individuals. An employment background check typically takes place when someone applies for a job, but it can also happen at any time the employer deems necessary. A variety of methods are used to complete these checks including comprehensive database search and personal references.

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    QLD Stealing charge show on criminal check?

    About 5 years ago I was friends with the wrong person and ended up stealing from a store worth about $200. I was caught and cooperated with police etc / stopped being friends with that person and have turned my life around. The court did no recorded conviction and I haven’t had anything else...
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    QLD Criminal history job

    Hi so about 6 years ago I was friends with the wrong people and long story short - I stole some items from a shop for roughly $200. I went to court and went through the process and got no recorded conviction. I have received no charges since and have turned my self around essentially. I’m a...
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    WA Possibility of failed character test for immigration

    Hi wanting advice on if im facing The possibility of a failed character test for immigration purposes. Im being charged with common assault and plan to plead guilty, even though I was provoked into doing it, so said "victim" could black mail me. However I have previous charges of gain benefit by...
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    NSW Arrest Warrant for Civil Small Claims Court - Classed as Criminal?

    Hi, If you miss a summons to appear in a small claims civil court case at the local courts and they issue an arrest warrant out for you so they can arrest you and take you to appear in front of the magistrate, is it classed as a ‘criminal’ in your criminal history check?
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    SA Disclosure of criminal convictions to potential employers

    Can someone please help me with a bit of guidance on this? I have 2 criminal convictions for possession of a prescription medication without a prescription & failing to attend community service. And I have 1 driving offence. I have experience in retail and hospitality so those are the areas...
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    Will the conviction appear on national criminal check

    Hi, I need an urgent help and your answer would be much appreciated. I was charged for shoplifting <=-$2,000-T2 by Parramatta Local court in Nov 2012 and as I plead guilty I was issued at good behaviour bond S10 for 2 years. Since then I have a clean record and now I am wondering if this...
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    NSW Criminal Record - Is a 1968 Conviction Now a Spent Conviction?

    My brother was convicted in NSW in 1968 for indecent exposure. He was 19 and got a conviction recorded and a 2-year good behaviour bond. He's committed no offences whatsoever since then. He's now 69, retired and is seeking voluntary work. He hasn't accepted the jobs because this work requires...
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    VIC Property Damage- no conviction- can it be removed

    A friend of mine received a charge for property damage which he received no conviction for. He has been placed on a 12 month good behaviour bond. I wanted to know if an employer does a police check in these 12 months and after 12 months of good behaviour, what information will they be able to...
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    NSW AHPRA Registration - Disclose Dismissed Charges of Criminal History?

    A few years ago, I was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm. These charges were dismissed under a section 32, mental health act and no finding or admission of guilt was given. Since this time I have studied to become a podiatrist. I have had my criminal record check for uni and...
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    QLD Theft as a Servant - How will It Affect Job Applications?

    Hi, October 2012, I went to court for the charge "theft as a servant", the Judge handed down no conviction with a 2 month suspended sentence for 2 years. I plead guilty, very dark time in my life, Now nearly 5 years later, would any of that affect my applying for jobs etc that seek a criminal...