About RCSA

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who are we?

Our industry makes a significant contribution to the economies of Australia and New Zealand and the work of RCSA members changes lives.

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Who are we?

The Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association Australia & New Zealand (RCSA) is the peak body for the recruitment and staffing industry in Australia and New Zealand.

RCSA’s purpose is to Lead in the World of Work and we firmly believe that through leadership, and empowerment of our members, we will improve lives, communities and the economy. RCSA drives professional practice, promotes & protects the industry, enables better business for members and provides opportunities for networking and the celebration of success.

RCSA sets the benchmark for professionalism through standard setting, education, research and business advisory support to our member firms and accredited professionals. All of our members are bound by the RCSA Code for Professional Conduct which is underpinned by a comprehensive disciplinary and dispute resolution procedure.

RCSA is a proud member of the World Employment Confederation, the voice of the recruitment and staffing industry across 50 countries, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Australia’s largest and most representative business network and BusinessNZ, New Zealand’s largest business network.

What is our purpose?


Our Promise to Members

Everything that we do is in the pursuit of delivering a world class 'Member-Centric' experience. We will lead and respond to our Members through four principle channels and, by doing so, will compel the wider industry and next generation of professionals to make our vision a reality.

Pathways To Professionalism 

Promote and Protect The Industry

Business Enablement

Networking & Celebration

Our Leadership

Charles Cameron, RCSA Chief Executive Officer

With over 20 years’ experience in the workforce solutions industry, Charles experience spans across economics, advocacy, risk management, lobbying, compliance and professional standards.

Before taking on the role of Chief Executive, Charles was an equity Partner with FCB, Australia’s largest dedicated workplace legal and consulting firm, prior to which he founded and grew his own consulting firm which specialised in lobbying and risk management within the recruitment and employment services industry.  He gained invaluable experience working with IPA, one of Australia’s most established recruitment firms, where he was the Workplace Relations and Safety Manager as well as  7 years working as an Advisor and Advocate for Australian Industry Group.  In addition to his successful professional services career he  founded a tech start up in 2006, which continues to successfully service the recruitment market today. 
Charles joined the RCSA as Chief Executive in May 2016, and since that time has established the foundations for an employment services certification scheme which will define professional service providers within the marketplace in Australia and New Zealand for years to come. 
Charles is a Director of the World Employment Confederation and is the Chair of the National Federations Committee. 
Charles holds a Bachelor of Economics and Graduate Diploma in Labour law.
Born in country Victoria, Charles lives in Elsternwick, Melbourne and can be found running, watching cricket and listening to soul music. 

Annual Reports, Constitution and Bi-Laws

RCSA Annual Reports are made available publicly - you can view them here. 

Download the RCSA Constitution 

Download the RCSA By-laws