National Exemption Framework

The framework guides the granting, refusal, amendment or cancellation of an exemption by each state, territory and the Commonwealth work health and safety regulator. The package contains:

Applications for an exemption must be made to the regulator in your jurisdiction. For more information about specific application processes contact your state and territory work health and safety regulator.

Mandatory consultation for engineered stone prohibition exemption applications 

If you would like to apply to a WHS regulator for a type of engineered stone to be exempt from the engineered stone prohibition (regulation 529D), you must first consult the Safe Work Australia members representing the interests of employers and workers in Australia. The below contact details should be used for this purpose: