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WHS Code remade with significant changes in Qld; and
Qld reveals workers' comp premium rate for 2021-22.
WHS Amendment Bill bypasses health privacy laws in NSW;
WHS regulators issue warnings after lion attack, other incidents;
Qld announces workers' comp premium rate for 2020-21; and
Labour-hire licensing scheme narrowed in SA.
Uber and other gig economy companies will be forced to pay workers' comp premiums under a Queensland plan, while the State Government has revealed the average premium rate for 2019-20.
Fatality alerts and safety notices issued;
Workers' comp premium rate announced in Qld; and
Employer fined over missing injury payments.
An employer has successfully challenged a decision to change its industry classification for workers' compensation purposes, which increased its annual premium by more than $150,000.
Anti-violence initiatives launched in Vic and WA;
Harmonisation "architect" appointed OSH Commission chair;
Average premium rate and "apprentice discount" announced in Qld; and
SafeWork NSW responds to LPG explosion with blitz.
In this article, OHS Alert examines the latest safety and workers' comp developments in five jurisdictions, including the release of new workers' comp guidelines, safety regulations, safety alerts and reports.
Qld boasts lowest premium, issues electric-shock alert; and
Vic issues fatality warning and series of alerts.
Vic reveals 2016-17 premium rates, launches safety awards; and
Qld advises "smooth" steps to renewing policies.
Queensland's workers' comp Amendment Bill has hit a stumbling block, with a parliamentary committee divided on provisions that restore common law access to all injured workers, and prevent employers from accessing prospective employees' injury histories.
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