The Explanatory Memorandum explains the intended operation of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act, including amendments to the Act until 21 March 2016. Below is the current version of the Explanatory Memorandum. The previous version of the Explanatory Memorandum can be found on the historical page.
For an explanation of the WHS laws that apply in your jurisdiction, please contact your local WHS regulator.
- Guide to the model WHS Act
- Interpretive guidelines to the model WHS Act
- Transitional principles for implementing the model WHS Act
- Jurisdictional implementation table