Standards Australia has revealed that up to 4000 new standards will be required over the next decade to help combat a range of environmental and digital challenges.
Victoria has implemented new laws to better protect labour hire workers and ensure they have the same rights and protections as direct employees.
The Workplace Safety Legislation and Other Matters Amendment Act 2022 is now in force in Victoria, to prevent workplace safety incidents and improve outcomes for injured workers.
Western Australia has taken steps to modernise its work health and safety laws, with the new work health and safety regulations to come into effect from 31 March 2022.
The Australian Trucking Association has welcomed news from a meeting of infrastructure and transport ministers, regarding the development of the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has expressed significant concerns about the retail price of rapid antigen tests.
Mandating women's amenities in worksites across Australia could help bridge the gender gap in male-dominated industries, according to a report from the ETU.
Amid sexual harassment and assault claims in the sector, the Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA has reasserted its commitment to providing safe workplaces.
The ACT Government has announced plans to enact tougher industrial manslaughter legislation to better protect workers and prevent workplace tragedies.
Standards Australia has published a revised standard that outlines the safety requirements for the operation of boilers and pressure equipment devices.
The Minerals Council of Australia has committed to working with the Australian Government to implement legislative reforms to stamp out workplace sexual harassment.
Employers in Western Australia are being urged to review their contingency plans for the cyclone season, as Tropical Cyclone Lucas forms off the North-West Coast.
The Minerals Council of Australia has launched a policy to eliminate sexual harassment in the Australian mining industry.
From 1 February 2021, those with an ACT licence for asbestos removal (class A or class B) will have their licence details published on the WorkSafe ACT online register.
WorkSafe WA Commissioner Darren Kavanagh has urged employers to protect workers from heat stress as another week of summer heat sweeps across the state.