Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Fair Protection for Firefighters) Bill 2011 [Provisions]

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Fair Protection for Firefighters) Bill 2011 [Provisions]

15 September 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-1-74229-520-6

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 23KB)
 
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 4KB)
 
CHAPTER 1 - Background (PDF 45KB)

Reference
Conduct of the inquiry and submissions
Acknowledgement
Background
Purpose of the Bill
Provisions of the Bill

 
CHAPTER 2 - The science (PDF 61KB)

International studies
The healthy worker effect
Exposure and protection

 
CHAPTER 3 - Key issues (PDF 78KB)

Burden of proof
The SRC Act
Costs
Coverage of volunteer firefighters
Cause of illness and period of employment
The case for non-rebuttable legislation

 
CHAPTER 4 - Personal accounts (PDF 46KB)

Conclusion

 
COALITION SENATORS' ADDITIONAL COMMENTS (PDF 4KB)
 
APPENDIX 1 (PDF 6KB)
Submissions received by the Committee
Additional Information received by the Committee
 
APPENDIX 2 (PDF 6KB)
Witnesses who appeared before the Committee

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Australia

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Email: eewr.sen@aph.gov.au

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