Second Reading Speeches

Safe Work Australia Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Safe Work Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2008, the bill establishes Safe Work Australia (SWA) as a statutory body, with power to make recommendations directly to the Workplace Relations Ministers’ Council in relation to occupational health and safety outcomes and workers’ compensation arrangements. SWA will replace the Australian Safety and Compensation Council.