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A cruise operator has been found to have acted lawfully when it stood down a marine superintendent and 106 other employees, after transferring some of their duties to the 50% of staff that were not stood down.
Three defendants have today received highly significant sentences after pleading guilty to industrial manslaughter and reckless conduct charges arising out of the one incident.
Welcome to the latest edition of DWF's Quarterly Safety Bulletin. In this edition, we examine the latest safety news, including recent legislative changes across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. We also look at the major changes occurring in the mining sector in Queensland and analyse some significant safety decisions.
Following the workplace safety principles released by National Cabinet in late April, Safe Work Australia (SWA) has continued to develop their online hub to be a one-stop-shop for pandemic-specific safety needs for large employers, small businesses and workers.
On 19 March 2020, Queensland Parliament passed the Resources Safety and Health Queensland Act 2020 (Qld) (RSHQ Act), establishing a new resources regulator, Resources Safety and Health Queensland (RSHQ).
Global legal business DWF is pleased to announce that 18 of its Australian lawyers have been short-listed for 2021 Best Lawyers which recognises legal practitioners around the world for leadership in their specific area of practice.