Safe Work Australia began operating as an independent statutory agency on 1 November 2009. The first reference to Safe Work Australia as an entity is found on page 55 of the 2009-10 DEEWR Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements.

The Agency’s Portfolio Budget Statements for 2010-11, 2011-12, 2013-14 and 2015-16 are published in the Department of Employment, Education and Workplace Relations Portfolio Budget Statements. The Agency’s PBS can be viewed by following the links below:


Questions should be emailed to info@swa.gov.au.

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