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Wednesday 17 January 2018

Return to Work Act review issues request for written submissions

Return to Work Act review issues request for written submissions

On 18 January 2018, Hon John Mansfield, who is conducting the review of the RTW Act, issued a request for written submissions by 9 February 2018

Wednesday 20 December 2017

Safe Work Australia Workers Compensation Comparison Report 2017 published

Safe Work Australia Workers Compensation Comparison Report 2017 published

The 2017 Comparison of workers’ compensation arrangements in Australia and New Zealand report is now available.

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Review of the operation of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 completed

In October 2016, the Minister for Industrial Relations, the Hon John Rau MP, asked SafeWork SA to undertake a second review of the operation of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012

Wednesday 22 November 2017

RTW Act Review commenced 4 December 2017

RTW Act Review commenced 4 December 2017

After Minister Rau's announcement in Parliament, the mandated review of the operation of the RTW Act commenced on 4 December 2017

Wednesday 22 November 2017

Parliamentary Committee releases final report into RTW Act & Scheme

Parliamentary Committee releases final report into RTW Act & Scheme

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation released its final report on its inquiry into the RTW Act and Scheme on 14 November 2017

Monday 6 November 2017

Review of model WHS laws announced by Safe Work Australia

Safe Work Australia has announced that former SafeWork SA Executive Director Marie Boland will lead the review of the national model WHS laws