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Unexpected outcomes in recent decisions means challenging WHS prosecutions is still worthwhile
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • October 20 2016

During the past (almost) five years since the model work health and safety legislation commenced around much of Australia, many technical challenges

Does your Enterprise Agreement comply with the Building Code 2013?
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • August 17 2016

Building industry participants with enterprise agreements made or varied since 18 May 2016 must now comply with the Building Code 2013 and be

Inspectors crack down on fall risks in construction
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • July 18 2016

WorkSafe Victoria is conducting a State-wide campaign to inspect 1000 construction sites with a focus on identifying and rectifying fall from height

Rolling the Dice on Industrial Relations: Can the Government Implement its Reform Package?
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • July 7 2016

I am able to advise that all conditions for a double dissolution have been met with respect to two parcels of legislation: the Building and

Labour Hire Update: Prosecution for Failure to Consult
  • Holman Webb
  • Australia
  • July 4 2016

The South Australian Industrial Relations Court in the matter of Boland v Trainee and Apprentice Placement Service Inc. 2016 SAIRC 14 has handed

Building, Construction and Infrastructure E-Alert No.2 of 2016
  • Broadley Rees Hogan
  • Australia
  • May 19 2016

Those who can, do; those who can't, teach. Well, sort of. Sometimes, those who can't don't teach. Sometimes, they supervise other people who can't

Sham contracting - misrepresentation of an employment relationship
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • May 17 2016

Ms Best and Ms Roden were employed as housekeepers by Quest South Perth Holdings Pty Ltd (Quest) in their business of providing serviced

Hefty fine for Health and Safety breach in Australia
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia
  • May 10 2016

A Sydney construction company has been fined $425,000 and its sole officer $85,000, plus costs, after a bricklayer fell to his death on a

Knock knock, who’s there? - what not to do when union officials seek entry to your worksite
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 9 2016

If union officials do not claim to be exercising a right of entry under the Fair Work Act, and are just allowed onto a site, they are not bound by

Watch out - will your sites be compliant when WorkSafe calls?
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • May 6 2016

Watch out - will your sites be compliant when WorkSafe calls? A recent WorkSafe media release has advised that their recent inspection blitz aimed at