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Industrial manslaughter coverage extended in Qld, as Vic increases jail terms

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
The Queensland Government has introduced laws extending the offence of industrial manslaughter and $13 million-plus fines to the resources sector, and providing employment security to those in safety critical management roles. Victoria has announced plans to lengthen jail terms for workplace manslaughter - five months ahead of the new offence's start date.

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