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The NT Government has moved to introduce industrial manslaughter laws

Model work health and safety laws finally coming to WA

After lengthy and intense debate, the Work Health and Safety Bill 2019 (WA) (WHS Bill) was passed by the Western Australian Parliament, on 3 November 2020. It is anticipated the WHS Bill will receive...

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Miners welcome WA border relaxation

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) welcomes announcement by the Western Australian Government of quarantine-free travel into the State from Queensland, South Australia...

Work Health and Safety Bill passes Upper House

After nearly four weeks of debate, the Government of Western Australia’s Work Health and Safety (WHS) Bill passed the Legislative Council on 21st October. It will now be sent to the Legislative...

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Mine workers tipped out of work basket

According to the Western Australian mining safety regulator, a significant high potential occurred where mine workers were tipped out of a work basket used with an integrated tool carrier. The...

Employee Deaths Could Mean Jail Time

The onsite death of an employee could put negligent mine managers behind bars under new legislation being considered by the Western Australian Government. PerthNow reports the WA Department of Mines...

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