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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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Does freedom of speech exist in the workplace?

Cases involving employees who publicly express personal opinions and beliefs through social and mainstream media continue to challenge long-established employment principles. NICK LE MARE For...

28 Workers Killed on the Job in a Month

There were 28 work-related notifiable fatalities during the month of August according to a monthly report from Safe Work Australia. This figure represents a worrying 50 per cent increase on the...

Deadliest Year in a Decade for Australian Mining

Between 2010-2013 statistics showed that safety within the mining industry was improving, with the recorded number of fatalities remaining low when compared to the years prior. However, a spike of...

Teams compete in Tasmanian Emergency Response Competition

For the first time in its 20 year history, the annual Tasmanian Minerals Emergency Response Competition will be held in Tasmania’s south at Nyrstar, Hobart. Tasmanian mine and smelter site emergency...

AMSJ April 2022