This Member Advice provides important information about:
• Legislative Changes:
- Victoria – Dangerous Goods.
- New South Wales – Work Health and Safety Act.
• Legislation Guidance:
- ACT Code of Practice for Managing the Risks of Airborne Crystalline Silica Dust in the Workplace.
- NSW – guidance on new hearing test requirements effective 24 January 2024.
• Public Consultation and Reviews:
- South Australia – Civil dispute resolution (and penalties) for breaches of WHS duties. Public comment closes Friday 10 November 2023.
• Helping injured workers return to work – subsidies and protections for new employers.