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National consideration of model WHS Act and Regulations

Regulatory burden and red tape reduction options for the model Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has initiated a national consideration of the model Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations with a view to recommending options to reduce regulatory burden and red tape by the end of 2014.

South Australia, along with the other states and territories, is currently undertaking local consultation on an issues paper and Consultation Regulation Impact Statement, which focuses on the specific areas COAG asked Ministers to examine. View the issues paper and Consultation Regulation Impact Statement.

Submissions to the national consideration of the model Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations have now closed.

This national consideration is separate to the statutory review of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA) (the Statutory Review) undertaken by Mr Robin Stewart-Crompton, Director of RSC Advising Pty. Ltd. More information about the Statutory Review.