Who we are

The Agency

The Agency of approximately 100 staff work together with Members to deliver the objectives identified in Safe Work Australia’s strategic and Operational plans.

Safe Work Australia works to:

  • coordinate and develop national policy and strategies
  • assist with the implementation of model work health and safety legislation and reform the legislative framework
  • undertake research, and
  • collect, analyse and report data.

Further information on our functions can be found under About Safe Work Australia.

Organisational structure

Safe Work Australia organisational structure - details follow this image and the linked PDF document 

Safe Work Australia Organisational Chart (PDF 26kb) 

As at 2 January 2015 Safe Work Australia is structured into four branches sitting under the CEO. The sections for each branch are outlined below:

  • Review and Engagement Branch
    • Corporate and Legal Policy
    • Implementation and Review
    • Secretariat, and
    • Australian Strategy.
  • Policy and Services Branch
    • Data and Analysis
    • Research and Evaluation
    • Policy
    • Finance, and
    • People and Planning.
  • Work Health and Safety Branch
    • Occupational Hygiene, and
    • Plant and Licensing.
  • Explosives and Guidance Branch
    • Codes and Guidance, and
    • Explosives.

ABN

Safe Work Australia’s ABN is 81 840 374 163.

Further information

Further information about who we are can be found in the following:

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