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Dreamworld charges finally laid

Dreamworld charges finally laid 31 July 2020 by Nina Hoang In 2016, a horrific accident occurred at the Thunder River Rapids Ride at Dreamworld. A raft carrying six people flipped after impacting another raft which had…

Subsisting Risks – Do not take the risk!

Subsisting Risks – Do not take the risk! 8 July 2020 by Nina Hoang In an interesting appeal, the Victorian Court of Appeal has reiterated that employer’s duties to implement sufficient controls applies to all subsisting…

Safety In-Brief | July 2020 Edition

Safety In-Brief | July 2020 Edition 6 July 2020 by Nina Hoang Western Australia introduces anti-bullying jurisdiction & amends workers’ compensation The Western Australian Government have introduced a new Bill which…

The Death of Safety Insurance in NSW

The Death of Safety Insurance in NSW By Andrew Douglas , 10 June 2020 When Maria Boland published her WHS National Review in 2018, the big item was banning insurance for penalties. NSW will be the first to enact her…

Safety In-Brief | June 2020

By Nina Hoang 4 June 2020 Welcome to Safety In-Brief – June Edition As businesses begin to head back to the new ‘normal’ in a COVID-19 world, the month of May was filled with return to work precautions and new…