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WHS prosecutor prioritises Dreamworld referral;
Reckless crane operator avoids tough penalties;
One-stop shop launched for workers affected by dust; and
Step-down provisions being reviewed in Tas.
Employers without "safety resets" to be named in Parliament;
WHS Amendment Bill improves accountability in ACT;
Workers' comp changes for police pass in Tas; and
New dangerous goods guide for all WA duty holders released.
Landmark PTSD laws commence as $6m wellbeing plan launched;
Vic reintroduces cancer laws in controversial format; and
Dangerous goods regulations amended in SA.
Federal Court concerned by timing of HSR's dismissal;
Anti-violence Bills introduced in two states; and
Workers' comp Bill removes step-down payments for Tas police.
The Tasmanian Government has introduced its Australian-first Bill providing presumptive compensation to all public sector workers with PTSD, saying it will consider extending the presumption to more occupational groups, and the laws will reduce the stigma associated with mental health conditions.
PTSD presumption commences ahead of legislative change in Tas;
Regulators target service station violence and issue EWP alert in WA; and
Workplace action plans encouraged for White Ribbon Day.
In another Australian first, Tasmania has cemented plans to provide presumptive workers' compensation to all public servants - and possibly private sector workers - with post-traumatic stress disorder, despite a review advising against legislative change.
Presumptive PTSD compensation likely in Australian first; and
WHS reviews announced and progress in Tas and NT.
New safety bans with $1m fines receive assent in NSW;
ACT adopts final model WHS Regulations and extended "wiring rules";
Workers' comp changes progress in ACT and Tas; and
Hazardous substances regulations commence in NZ today.
High mine safety fines in doubt with upcoming Qld election;
ACT introduces new workers' comp fine and triples death benefits;
PTSD and anti-violence Bills introduced in Tas; and
New laws protect Vic emergency workers from cars used as weapons.
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