Legislation

New Work Health and Safety Laws

New Work Health and Safety Laws Bulletins The Northern Territory, in conjunction with the Commonwealth and other state and territory governments are committed to improving the work health and safety of all Australian workers and enhancing productivity by harmonizing work health and safety legislation across Australia. Model legislation has been developed and all states and […]

National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work

The new national standard introduces a number of changes that aim to make the training, assessment and licensing of high risk work consistent across Australia.  These changes aim to make workplaces, where high risk work is performed safer. The key changes are: training and assessment are to be undertaken by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) […]

Model WHS Update

On 1 January 2012 Queensland, NSW, Commonwealth and ACT all commence their Model WHS Act and Regulations. The following is an update of the current position for each jurisdiction. QLD – WHS laws come into force 01/01/2012 NSW – WHS laws come into force 01/01/2012 Commonwealth – WHS laws come into force 01/01/2012 ACT – […]