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On 1 November 2009, Safe Work Australia began operating as an independent
statutory agency with primary responsibility to improve occupational
health and safety and workers' compensation arrangements across Australia.
This also gives effect to the Intergovernmental
Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health
and Safety, agreed by COAG on 3 July 2008. Safe Work Australia
will continue to operate under the Commonwealth Government's accountability
and governance frameworks.
VicRoads purpose is to deliver social, economic and environmental
benefits to communities throughout Victoria by managing the Victorian
arterial road network and its use as an integral part of the overall
New laws passed by the federal government have made substantial changes
to industrial relations laws in New South Wales. All NSW employers
and employees need to know the federal and NSW industrial relations
laws that apply to their workplace and their rights and responsibilities
under these laws.
SafeWork SA is responsible for administering occupational health,
safety and welfare and industrial relations laws in South Australia.
Western Australia WorkSafe
WorkSafe is a division of the Department of Consumer and Employment
Protection, the Western Australian State Government agency responsible
for the administration of the Occupational Safety and Health Act
On 11 June 2003, NT WorkSafe became the administrative and regulatory
arm of the Northern Territory Work Health Authority the statutory
body established under the Work Health Act.
NT WorkSafe took over responsibility from the Office of Work Health
for the Territory-wide regulation of occupational health and safety,
rehabilitation and workers' compensation.
The WorkCover Tasmania Board is established by the Workers Rehabilitation
and Compensation Act 1988 (the Act). Responsible for administering
occupational health, safety and welfare and industrial relations laws