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State or territory government is responsible for implementing, regulating and enforcing WHS and workers’ compensation schemes.

You need to contact your WHS regulator if you need help with:

  • licensing, licences or white cards
  • reporting a workplace incident or situation
  • bullying
  • if you need advice on how WHS laws apply to you.

You need to contact your workers’ compensation authority if you need help with:

  • workers’ compensation claims and questions.

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This Privacy Policy applies to personal information collected by Safe Work Australia and its contractors and agents. For further information, please see the Safe Work Australia Privacy Policy page.

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Safe Work Australia

Postal address

Safe Work Australia
GPO Box 641
Canberra ACT 2601

Office location

Please do not send mail to this address. All mail should be sent to the postal address.

2 Phillip Law Street
Canberra ACT 2601

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Volunteer assistance

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National Safe Work Month

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Freedom of information requests

Please see the freedom of information page for all details regarding freedom of information requests. Please note: Safe Work Australia generally does not hold documents about specific work health and safety investigations or workers’ compensation claims. You will need to submit such requests to the relevant jurisdictional (i.e. State, Territory or Commonwealth) regulator or workers’ compensation scheme.

The Freedom of Information Officer
Safe Work Australia
GPO Box 641

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