OHS News — WA

Western Australia to modernise WHS Bill

Western Australia to modernise WHS Bill

Elected in March this year, the McGowan Government has wasted no time in giving the green light to develop a modernised Work Health and Safety Bill for Western Australia. According to the government, it will be based on the national Work Health and Safety Act, which they say will improve consistency with the rest of Australia and provide the primary legislation for workplace safety and health across all Western Australia industries.   In 2009, Western Australia and Victoria failed to implement the model WHS regulations after the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Bill was finalised by the then Workplace Relations Ministers...

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