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Code for transport of dangerous goods set to be updated

Reported by Stephen | 11 Jun, 2018

The Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail will be updated to reduce the burden on industry when transporting low-risk items and to bring it in line with new United Nations transport requirements.

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Laws amended to protect emergency workers

Reported by Haydee | 23 May, 2018

Those who will attack and injure an emergency worker will now receive a custodial sentence as the Victorian Government amends statutory minimum prison sentencing.

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New Slow Down, Move Over (SLOMO) laws commence in WA

Reported by Stephen | 02 Mar, 2018

The Slow Down, Move Over (SLOMO) laws require motorists to slow down to a maximum of 40km/h when passing stationary emergency vehicles with lights activated on the roadside.

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Draft code targeting FIFO mental health open for comment

Reported by Stephen | 21 Feb, 2018

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has developed a draft code of practice to help promote and maintain the mental health of FIFO workers in the resources and construction sectors.