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Spent conviction legislation allows the criminal records of offenders to be amended by removing some offences after a certain period of time. The idea behind spent convictions schemes is to allow former offenders to 'wipe the slate clean' after a certain period of time, depending on the offence.

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    Spent Conviction

    Hi All I have criminal record In Western Australia for minor offences (driving and disorderly conduct) that are now over 10 years old. However, I also committed a minor offence in 2016 in Victoria with an outcome of 'conviction not recorded'. The Victorian offence has been spent automatically...
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    VIC Victoria Spent Conviction Scheme 2021. Are all non-convictions considered spent and not appear on my criminal record?

    When I was around 18 years old, I stole a variety of goods because I was really stupid and dumb and eventually I got caught. For my court verdict, I was charged with around 20 counts of theft (which comprised a majority of the charges), attempted theft and making a false document that were all...
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    QLD Can I ever clear criminal record?

    From what I‘ve gathered I can answer no to 'do you have any recorded criminal convictions?' as I didn’t have a conviction recorded. But must answer yes to 'Have you ever been charged with breaking the law?' or 'have you ever been convicted by the Queensland Magistrates Court?' Will I ever be...
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    QLD Spent Conviction - Living in QLD with Convictions in NSW?

    18 years ago, I was charged in NSW for an assault and was given a 9-month suspended sentence. I am deeply regretful of my past actions and have remained out of trouble since. Currently, I live in QLD and have for the past 10 years. Does the QLD spent conviction scheme apply to my conviction for...
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    NSW Spent Conviction in NSW

    Hi All, Is spent conviction in NSW automatically removed after 10 years from criminal record (when I obtain a NPC)? Or I have to do something to remove it? My conviction was 12 years ago but when I extended my Permanent Residency, and applied for a NPC, my 11 years criminal record is still...
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    NSW Spent conviction for larceny 18 years ago

    I am looking to gain employment in a NSW school as a Teachers Aide. I hold a WWCC paid and have signed an Appendix 11 form (no convictions In last 10yrs). However if I was to be offered paid employment it seems I will need to disclose that I have a spent conviction which is unrelated to working...
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    WA Will Prison Sentence Show Up on National Police Clearance?

    In 2013, I was convicted in the district court for gbh and sentenced to 8 months in prison. I served half that time and the rest on parole. This was my 1st ever prison sentence. I have 2 questions. 1. Will this show up on a national police clearance and be an issue with employment? 2. In WA...
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    SA Spent conviction questions

    Hi I have a conviction for Affray basic offence with no jail time and had a few questions. 1. Is it possible for my affray to become a spent conviction one day? 2. If so how long does it take? 3. When a conviction does become spent do they let you know of this so you don't keep disclosing...
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    QLD Borderline Spent? What is the exact term?

    QUEENSLAND: If someone has two criminal convictions from the exact same crime and sentenced on the exact same day. Conviction 1 : 24 months Conviction 2 : 6 months (Total 30 months) Wholly suspended for a total of 24 months. Will they have their convictions spent on the completion of 10...
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    ACT Question on Criminal Record and Spent Conviction?

    Hi, When I was younger I made some pretty stupid choices. It landed me in court and I was charged with drug and trafficking charges. I was convicted of those offences and handed down 12 or 18 months good behavior and ordered to pay a fine. I've have been doing well at being a good member of...