Model WHS Regulations


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This is the current version of the model WHS Regulations, dated 1 August 2023, which includes all amendments made since 2011. For the model WHS Regulations to have effect in a jurisdiction it must be implemented in that jurisdiction. Amendments to the model WHS Regulations do not automatically apply in a jurisdiction. 

You can review the WHS laws in your jurisdiction.

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Safe Work Australia publishes all historical versions of the model WHS Regulations on the Amendments to the model WHS laws page.

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