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New health and safety regime from 4 April next year

New Zealand - August 28 2015 The Health and Safety at Work Act has now been passed by Parliament and will come into effect on 4 April next year - five and a half years since the…

Geoff Carter, Garth Gallaway, Marie Wisker

Bush lawyer lights fire under Parliament

New Zealand - August 21 2015 The case (Taylor v Attorney-General [2015] NZHC 1706) was taken by Arthur Taylor, a career criminal currently serving time in New Zealand’s toughest…

Company fined $1.1 million for workplace death in Australia

Australia, New Zealand - August 20 2015 An Australian company has been fined $1.1 million for negligence leading to a workplace death. The prosecution was one of the first under Australia's…

Geoff Carter, Garth Gallaway, Marie Wisker

Court takes ACCC back to basics

Australia - August 4 2015 An identically constituted Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has twice found against the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission…

Neil Anderson, Colin Fife, Lucy Hare, Simon Peart, Matt Sumpter

Double jeopardy for workplace accident?

New Zealand - July 29 2015 VIP Frames and Trusses Ltd (VIP) produces prefabricated steel and wooden building frames and trusses for the construction industry. One of its…

Geoff Carter, Garth Gallaway, Marie Wisker