New law aims to prevent construction deaths

Reported by Stephen | 26 May, 2017

New laws proposed to parliament by the Palaszczuk Government will enable the state’s building regulator to take action where there is a threat to the safety of workers on construction sites.


New law targets deadly workplace practices in Queensland

Reported by Stephen | 22 May, 2017

Following an interim recommendation from the Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety, the Queensland Government will introduce the new offence of “negligence causing death”.


Tough quad bike laws now in force

Reported by Stephen | 06 Feb, 2017

Quad bike riders and their passengers are now required by law to wear an approved motorcycle helmet when operating on roads and road-related areas, according to new laws that came into effect on 1 February 2017 in Queensland.