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Work Health & Safety| 07 Apr 2022
The District Court of Queensland sentenced a Gympie businessman to the longest jail term for industrial manslaughter under the WHS Act.
Employment & Workplace Relations| 20 Jun 2019
A Queensland magistrate has imposed the first conviction of a company under labour hire licensing legislation in Australia...
Employment & Workplace Relations| 29 Apr 2019
The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic) (Act) was introduced to better regulate the labour hire industry, reflecting similar legislation introduced in Queensland and South Australia (although the South Australian scheme is being repealed).
Employment & Workplace Relations| 16 Jul 2018
After a lengthy gestation, the Victorian Parliament finally passed the Labour Hire Licensing Act on 20 June 2018. Victoria had the benefit of observing the earlier legislation passed by South Australia and Queensland and their implementation.
Medical Malpractice| 26 Apr 2018
In September 2017, the Queensland government passed the Labour Hire Licensing Act. Comparable legislation has been passed in South Australia (commencing 1 March 2018) and is before parliament in Victoria (yet to be passed) which is similar but not identical. The Act covers ...