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New ACT Industrial Court

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The ACT is to have a new court to cover industrial and workplace safety matters. Read Full Article

Huge Ramifications for OHS over Kirk High Court Decision

Sunday, March 07, 2010

Middletons Lawyers has reviewed the recent High Court decision regarding Kirk v Workcover NSW and advise this case will have dramatic repercussions for occupational health and safety prosecutions in New South Wales and across Australia.

Most importantly, the decision does not mean that the level of safety that must be provided by employers has in any way been diminished. It will be more important than ever for employers to implement comprehensive safety systems.

Employers will now be able to rely on the quality of their systems to assist them in successfully defending any prosecutions.  Read Full Article

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