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State of Play - Harmonisation Mess

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Unfortunately the harmonisation process can only be described as a shambles. Not all states and territories have transitioned and it appears that WA and Victoria will not be moving towards the harmonised WHS Act and Regulation any time soon.   Read Full Article

Harmonisation impact on Volunteer organisations

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Meals on Wheels is worried it will be forced to reduce its services if new OHS laws push its costs up too high.
Organisations which rely heavily on volunteers are warning they will have to have cut back on services because of changes to health and safety laws around the nation. Read Full Article

Harmonisation monies withheld from Western Australia

Friday, January 13, 2012

The Western Australian Government has lashed out at the Federal Government over its threat to withhold millions of dollars from states that fail to implement national occupational health and safety laws. Read Full Article

Harmonisation Debacle Continues

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

It is safe to say the introduction of the Workplace Health and Safety Legislation (Harmonisation) is a complete and utter shambles. Read Full Article

Safe Work Week - Start Preparing For New Safety Laws

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Queensland workplaces are putting their staff at risk with ABS figures showing nearly 150,000 workers injuring themselves in the state's workplaces each year, yet only 0.02% of Queenslanders are first aid qualified. Read Full Article

Businesses Warned of Safety Scam

Friday, March 11, 2011

Some businesses say they have had phone calls or letters suggesting they need to buy certain products to comply with workplace safety laws in South Australia. Read Full Article


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