Safe Work Australia leads the development of national policy to improve work health and safety and workers’ compensation arrangements across Australia. Find out more about Safe Work Australia

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Contact your regulator for information and advice on:

  • Complying with Work Health and Safety laws.
  • Reporting a workplace incident.
  • Renewing or applying for licences.
  • Workers' compensation claims.
  • Registering plant and plant designs.

October is National Safe Work Month

Access resources, watch video messages and enter the participation reward.
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Watch seminars online

Visit for the latest thinking, research, developments and best practice in work health and safety. Read more about seminars

Scientific evaluation of workplace exposure standards - stay informed 

SWA evaluates exposure standards

Safe Work Australia is conducting an evaluation of the workplace exposure standards for more than 600 chemicals.
Read more about the exposure standards

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139 Australians have been killed at work this year

Stop this number rising - make health and safety a priority in your workplace. Read more about worker fatalities

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2015 Work-related traumatic injury fatalities report now available

See the report for the latest statistics on worker fatalities Read more about the latest statistics on worker fatalities

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