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On 11 April 2019 the Australian Government assumed a caretaker role, with an election to be held 18 May 2019.
Information on websites maintained by Comcare will be published in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions until after the election and conclusion of the caretaker period.

Duty Holders

Everyone has a role to play to ensure that health and safety is a priority in the workplace. The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) and Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 require persons who have a duty to ensure health and safety to ‘manage risks’ by eliminating health and safety risks so far as is reasonably practicable, and if it is not reasonably practicable to do so, to minimise those risks so far as is reasonably practicable.

Information is available for each of the duty holders:

Page last updated: 05 Apr 2016