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Supporting and enforcing compliance with Australia's harmonised WHS laws

Bluff, Elizabeth; Johnstone, Richard


In Australia, the Commonwealth, four state and two territory governments have harmonised their work health and safety (WHS) laws. However, consistency and efficacy in WHS regulation require more than a harmonised legislative framework. How regulators support, inspect and enforce WHS laws has as much, if not more, impact on workplace parties’ experiences of and responses to WHS regulation. This article presents the findings of empirical research with WHS regulators in the seven jurisdictions...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Labour Law
Access Rights: Open Access


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