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Laws promised for COVID-affected workers and claims

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
New laws accelerating workers' access to COVID-19-related compensation and easing constraints on damages claims have been flagged for Western Australia. The State has also revised the start date for its mobile phone distraction crackdown, and called for comments on an anti-violence Code for workplaces.





Mirror WHS Bill finally introduced in WA, as NT Bill passes

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
After being flagged in the State budget more than seven years ago, Western Australia has finally introduced a mirror WHS Bill, which includes a two-level industrial manslaughter offence and a new duty of care for "WHS service providers". Meanwhile, the Northern Territory's industrial manslaughter laws have passed Parliament.



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