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Proposed amendments to penalties under the Work Health Safety Act in Queensland

Proposed amendments to penalties under the Work Health Safety Act in Queensland

Under the Work Health and Safety Act in Queensland, penalties for offences relating to breaches of health and safety duties have not increased since the WHS regime was introduced in 2012. For several years there has been ongoing debate regarding two key considerations with respect to the sentencing process for breaches of duties owed under the WHS Act.
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