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Safe Work Australia is required by the Freedom of Information Act 1982 to publish a disclosure log on its website. The disclosure log lists information which has been released in response to an FOI access request. This requirement has applied since 1 May 2011.

The disclosure log requirement does not apply to:

  • personal information about any person if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • information about the business, commercial, financial or professional affairs of any person if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • other information covered by a determination made by the Australian Information Commissioner if publication of that information would be ‘unreasonable’
  • any information if it is not reasonably practicable to publish the information because of the extent of modifications that would need to be made to delete the information listed in the above dot points.

The information described in the disclosure log table below has been released by Safe Work Australia under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and is available for public access.

FOI Reference number Date information listed in disclosure log Summary of FOI request received by Agency/Minister Description of information released under this disclosure log (and whether released in full or part) Date when information may be deleted from a website Other information/file number
11-006 14 December 2011 Documents and information relating to:
  • OHS in the freight, logistics and heavy haulage industries
  • OHS in the warehousing and retail distribution industries
  • the role of owner driver in the above industries, and
  • the role of ‘chain or responsibility’ from consignors to drivers in OHS in the above industries.
FOI 11-006 – Schedule of documents N/A SWA11/1063
12-002 19 March 2012 All documents in the possession of Safe Work Australia relating to the creation of the draft model Code of Practice ‘Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying.’ FOI 12-002 – Schedule of documents N/A  
12-004 20 June 2012 Safe Work Australia's Evaluation Plan for the Harmonisation of Work Health and Safety in Australia Evaluation plan for the harmonisation of work health and safety in Australia N/A  
12-003 7 August 2012 Documents relating to the development of the model Code of Practice for Abrasive Blasting FOI 12-003 – Schedule of documents N/A SWA12/875
12-005 9 August 2012 Documents relating to case study 4, security guards fatally injured whilst working, in the NOHSC publication “Work related fatalities involving security guards in Australia, 1989-1992” FOI 12-005 – Schedule of documents N/A SWA12/1142
12-006 1 November 2012 Documents relating to the proposal to appoint a review to conduct research for the ‘Perceptions of the Implementation of WHS harmonisation.
FOI 12-006 – Schedule of documents
N/A N/A
12-007 1 November 2012 A full breakdown of spending by outcome, sub-outcome and programme by the Agency for the present financial year and for forward estimates. FOI 12-007 – Schedule of documents
 
N/A N/A
13-001 22 February 2013 Documents in relation to part 3.1 of the model Code of Practice Managing Noise and Preventing Hearing Loss at Work FOI 13-001 – Schedule of documents N/A N/A
13-004 2 September 2013 Documents relating to draft model Code of Practice for Managing Risks in Stevedoring FOI 13-004 – Schedule of documents N/A N/A
13-005 18 October 2013 Documents relating to the Asbestos Compliance and Exposure Study of Construction and Maintenance Workers report published by Safe Work Australia in 2010 FOI 13-005 – Schedule of documents N/A N/A
13-006 21 November 2013 Minutes of the Implementation TAG Meeting 6 and SIG WHS Meeting 9 FOI 13-006 – Schedule of documents N/A N/A
13-007 10 December 2013 Agenda papers for the Implementation TAG Meeting 6 and SIG WHS Meeting 9 FOI 13-007 – Schedule of documents N/A N/A
15-001 7 September 2015 Emails and attachments relating to AgVet labelling requirements under WHS laws, within defined timeframe. FOI 15-001 – Schedule of documents N/A N/A
16-001 12 February 2016 Stakeholder submissions on the draft National Standard and Codes of Practice for the Control of Workplace Hazardous chemicals that mention agricultural chemical labelling requirements, within a defined timeframe. FOI 16-001 – Schedule of documents
 
N/A N/A
16-003 19 May 2015 Safe Work Australia’s internal social media policy.  

Safe Work Australia Social Media Guidelines – Communications and Publishing (July 2013)

Safe Work Australia Social Media Policy and Guidelines (10 January 2014)

SWA Social Media – Community Standards (undated)
N/A N/A
16-004 27 May 2015 The report conducted into the health and safety of at-risk migrant workers in 2014-15. Emerging Issues Pilot Strategic Directions Report on ‘at risk’ migrant workers October 2015 (Final) N/A N/A
16-005 22 August 2016 The PricewaterhouseCoopers report arising from the review of the Australian Mesothelioma Registry Review of the Australian Mesothelioma Registry - Final Report (June 2016 NA N/A

Obtaining copies of documents in the table

Copies of any of the above documents by emailing or writing to Safe Work Australia’s Freedom of Information Officer at foi@safeworkaustralia.gov.au

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