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Deborah Awyzio
Deborah Awyzio, Solicitor
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My question was in South Australia do I have to disclose a

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Hi my question was in South Australia do I have to disclose a conviction of the magistrate ordered that I be discharged without conviction or penalty. The charge was a minor indictable offence and was not a sexual offence.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Law
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Applying for a correctional officer job.
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.

Hello
You will need to disclose it, but it would not be an issue as you were not convicted.
You were charged however.
They will ask if you have a history of any police charges, not just criminal convictions. Hence the need to be forthwith with them.

Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Daniel replied 1 year ago.