The Commonwealth, states and territories regulate and enforce WHS laws.
We collect, analyse and publish data and information on work health and safety and workers' compensation.
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We develop national policy and strategy about workers' compensation.
Despite being banned in 2003, thousands of buildings and machinery parts still contain asbestos.
SWA is not a regulator and cannot advise you about WHS issues in the workplace. If you need help please contact your state or territory work health and safety authority.
The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has more information on asbestos safety.