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Proclaimed work diseases list applied retrospectively to more conditions;
Warnings issued after structural failure, death and $125k fine; and
New dangerous goods provisions commencing in Vic.
Laws tackling "downright immoral" injury decisions pass in Vic; and
Workplace harassment battled on multiple fronts in Qld.
New laws tackle "unethical" treatment of injured workers; and
Tank explosions prompt safety charges and fatality alert.
Pre-lockdown work restrictions restored, with amendments;
Automatic mental injury payments pass Vic Parliament; and
OHS bans extended to prevent regulatory gap.
All mental injury claims automatically covered by Vic Bill;
New WHS Regulations made for mines in SA, commence soon; and
More COVID isolation payments introduced for SA workers.
OHS enforcement stepped up in Vic's latest COVID-19 Bill;
Consultation launched for flagged gig safety changes; and
WA introduces COVID-19 disaster payments for workers.
Work injury and safety changes made by Vic COVID-19 Bill; and
SIRA updates COVID-19 work injury toll and certificate rules.
Two-year exemption from new WHS clauses granted in NSW;
Vic passes controversial cancer Bill, offers more WorkWell grants; and
Alerts issued after fatalities, traumatic amputations and other incidents.
Landmark PTSD laws commence as $6m wellbeing plan launched;
Vic reintroduces cancer laws in controversial format; and
Dangerous goods regulations amended in SA.
More than 300 high-risk workplaces will be targeted, work processes will be banned and workers' comp laws could be overhauled, under "unprecedented" silica-dust strategies unveiled in Victoria. Meanwhile, regulators have issued warnings after a series of life-threatening crane incidents and fatalities.
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