This Member Advice provides important information about:
• Legislative Changes:
- Victoria – The Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation
Amendment (WorkCover Scheme Modernisation) Bill 2023 has been passed
with an expected commencement date of 31 March 2024.
- Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) implications for work health and safety.

• Consultation on WHS and Workers’ Compensation Issues:
- The National Transport Commission have released new consultation papers
as part of the overall reform of heavy vehicle laws. Submission dates are 22
April and 29 April 2024.

• Reviews of SafeWork NSW:
- The outcome of two recent reviews of SafeWork NSW have been published.

• Publications of interest:
- Safe Work Australia – Psychological health and safety in the workplace.

• Opportunities to engage in policy discussions that are not public comment processes, including participation in the inaugural National Employers’ Work Health and Safety summit to be held in Melbourne on 8 May 2024.

• Ai Group’s WHS Connect.

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