On 13 December, WHS ministers agreed to Safe Work Australia’s recommendation to prohibit the use of all engineered stone under the model WHS laws. Read the Prohibition on the use of engineered stone webpage for more.

Work health and safety regulators

Work health and safety regulators manage the laws about work health and safety for your state or territory. Find information on silica for your state or territory here.

Information for your state or territory

Go to work health and safety information for silica dust in your state or territory.

Safe Work Australia

We work with state and territory authorities to improve work health and safety and workers’ compensation for all workers in Australia.

Workers' compensation authorities

The Commonwealth, states and territories manage workers’ compensation arrangements. Find information about your workers’ compensation authority.