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WHS test likely for new national labour-hire scheme

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk, Research and reports
Labour-hire companies across four industry sectors will be banned from operating in Australia if they commit serious WHS or workers' comp breaches, or if they can't prove compliance with workplace laws after past breaches, under a proposed registration scheme approved by the Federal Government.





Tougher asbestos laws; New Code; New licensee; more

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
> Govt improves asbestos hotline and promises tougher laws;
> New WHS Code, WHS portal and EWP "shop" for Qld, NSW and WA;
> ACT granted workers' comp self-insurance licence;
> Harassment inquiry calls for temporary confidentiality waivers;
> Evacuation breaches dominate WA retail blitz; and
> Pain-reduction plan wins $5k in SWA competition.





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