Significant changes made to WHS legislation in 2012 in South Australia introduced new duties and obligations placed on a “Person Conducting a Business Undertaking” (PCBU). Consequently WHS management of contractors and suppliers is a crucial consideration for organisations who engage Contractors/Suppliers to assist them with their business undertaking.


The states and territories endorsed a national asbestos safety and eradication plan earlier last year. The National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Management and Awareness will be implemented in all jurisdictions.


The states and territories endorsed a national asbestos safety and eradication plan earlier last year. The National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Management and Awareness will be implemented in all jurisdictions.



Recent statistics show that 152 Australian workers have been killed at work so far this year. At this time last year it was 164. And in 2013, the figure was 154. It’s not much of an improvement, is it?