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New laws to protect Qld workers from discrimination, harassment

17 June, 2024

The Queensland Government has introduced new laws to protect workers from discrimination, vilification, sexual harassment, victimisation and other unlawful behaviours.


New compliance and enforcement tool rolls out

14 June, 2024

SafeWork SA is embedding cautions into its suite of compliance and enforcement tools to help reduce injuries and fatalities.


SWA seeks crane licensing feedback

11 June, 2024

The public have been given an opportunity to provide feedback on six Safe Work Australia proposals aimed at improving the licensing framework for cranes.


Report reveals the cost of workplace injury, illness in Australia

11 June, 2024

Research conducted by Monash University has found that between 2012 and 2017, the equivalent of 41,000 full-time jobs were lost due to people taking time off work.


ATA calls for ministers to settle truck law reforms

11 June, 2024

The Australian Trucking Association has said it is vital that transport ministers press forward with reforms to the national truck laws.


Criminalising workplace manslaughter and wage theft

06 June, 2024 by Ben Duggan, Director, and Nicholas De Pasquale, Associate, at DW Fox Tucker Lawyers

Legal experts take a look at the recent criminalisation of industrial manslaughter and wage theft, and what it means for employers.


Record turnout at Melbourne Workplace Health & Safety Show

03 June, 2024 | Supplied by: National Media

More than 4900 safety professionals attended the Workplace Health & Safety Show in Melbourne this year, marking a 247% increase in attendance.


Look after your back during National Spinal Health Week

21 May, 2024

National Spinal Health Week (20–26 May 2024) aims to improve the spinal health of all Australians by raising awareness of musculoskeletal disorders including low back pain.


Nominations open for 2024 WorkSafe Awards

21 May, 2024

Victorian businesses and individuals who have enhanced workplace health and safety are urged to share their stories for the 2024 WorkSafe Awards.


WorkSafe WA lays first charges under new WHS laws

20 May, 2024

WorkSafe has initiated the first four prosecutions under the new Work Health and Safety Act 2020, which came into effect in March 2022.


SafeWork NSW launches campaign to create safer workplaces

20 May, 2024

In a bid to promote safer workplaces across New South Wales, SafeWork NSW has unveiled a new campaign with a clear message: "It's the safe way or no way."


Call for feedback on new Return to Work Victoria pilots

20 May, 2024

Return to Work Victoria has asked organisations with the capacity to deliver mental health services to provide information for two new pilots that aim to help injured workers return to work.


The benefits of tech-enabled workplace risk management

17 May, 2024 | Supplied by: National Media

Innovative new technology enables organisations to identify and respond more quickly to hazards in the workplace.


Improving employee wellbeing in three steps

10 May, 2024 | Supplied by: National Media

Employee wellbeing is emerging as a top priority, with many workers now expecting their workplaces to offer greater support.


Council faces court over WorkCover injury claim delay

07 May, 2024

A Melbourne council has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a single charge of failing to forward a workers compensation claim to WorkSafe.


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