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There is nothing that can be done about this. If you were ordered to be fingerprinted by the court and the there was no conviction the court should have ordered that they be destroyed. If there was not court action and you were simply fingerprinted this is not on your recored it is simply on the police file and it should not be disclosed to anyone.
It is only charges and convictions that are recored and disclosed.
If you received a spent conviction subject to the probation then if you complied the conviction cannot be released ecelt in cases where you work with children or are applying for government jobs.
Driving offences are on your traffic record and they remain there they do not disappear.
Criminal records are checked in all states and territories. If you only ask QLD police they will not find anything but usually it is though the AFP and they check all states.
Section 6 of the NT act makes convictions spent. There is no expungement. That does not exist
If you did not get a conviction but a probation then it is already spent if you complied with the probation.
I cannot explain why it appeared but after 10 years it should not have appeared. There are exceptions and the following link is more detailed
There is nothing you can do to remove it as it will never be removed it should not be disclosed appeared from the execptions
In the NT it is spent but recorded.
It will show up in the exceptions.
Spent means that it should not be disclosed, except when the enquiry falls in the exceptions. Then it will be shown.
In the link I have sent you it talks about the exceptions. As I am not aware of the job you applied for and what they put in the application they sent for your record I cannot answer that.
Here is what the exceptions are
For example, you need to tell an employer about any spent convictions if you apply for a job as a police officer or Justice of the Peace, or if you will be working with vulnerable people, such as children, or people with a disability or mental illness.There are laws that make it an offence for people who, without your permission, tell other people about your spent record.
It is taken form the pdf I sent you.
You are welcome. I am sorry I could not give you better news.