Under the Australian system of government, the States and Territories have responsibility for making laws about workplace health and safety and for enforcing those laws. Each State and Territory has a principal WHS Act.
Some websites you might find useful include:
- Safe Work Australia provides a national forum for State and Territory governments, employers, and employees to consult and participate in WHS policy. It includes links to State and Territory WHS legislation and authorities.
- Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) contains most Australian legislation.
- ComLaw is where you can find Federal legislation. It is maintained by the Attorney-General's Department.
Useful print resources include:
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