Harmonisation: Updates on Licensing for Earthmoving & Cranes

Reported by Lee | 31 Jan, 2012

There have been several changes to Australia’s health and safety laws as a result of harmonisation. Workplaces are suffering from some confusion about what has changed and when these changes will take effect for their own States and Territories. Currently, Queensland, Northern Territory, ACT and New South Wales have all adopted the new legislation, albeit …

Harmonisation Update

Reported by Lee | 10 Jan, 2012

The term “harmonisation” has been used to describe how the Commonwealth and each State/Territory is working towards a consistent set of workplace health and safety laws. The harmonisation of safety legislation has been underway since 2008, and will take affect January 2012 (with the exception of four States). This article will provide an explanation of …