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WHS charges over Townsville incident  - 26 Aug 2019

Prosecutors have filed federal work health and safety charges against the Department of Defence after a worker suffered critical injuries during a maintenance operation.

Charges over injuries at Campbell Barracks  - 13 Jun 2019

Three companies have been charged over two separate incidents that caused injuries to workers during the redevelopment of Perth’s Campbell Barracks.

Laboratory explosion results in WHS charges  - 12 Jun 2019

CSIRO has been charged with breaching federal work health and safety laws over an explosion at a Melbourne research facility.

Defence Department charged over fatality  - 09 May 2019

The Department of Defence has been charged with breaching Commonwealth work health and safety laws over the death of a soldier during a training exercise.

$360,000 in penalties after worker crushed   - 28 Mar 2019

Two Defence contractors have been convicted and fined a total of $360,000 over an incident that severely injured a worker at a Brisbane Army barracks.

Companies charged over NorthLink incident  - 06 Feb 2019

Construction company John Holland and two contractors are facing federal work health and safety charges over an incident that injured a worker at Perth’s NorthLink road project.

Defence charged over cadet injuries  - 02 Oct 2018

Federal prosecutors have laid charges against the Department of Defence after a Sydney high school student suffered serious injuries during an army cadet camp.

Awards recognise national WHS achievements   - 19 Sep 2018

An innovative solution to safety risks at a port and an early intervention program that dramatically reduced injuries for airline staff are among the winners of the 2018 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

Research reveals the scale of health-related work incapacity  - 30 Apr 2018

New research estimates the scale and cost of health-related work incapacity in Australia and considers a fresh approach to improving it.

Nominations open for 2018 Comcare WHS Awards  - 21 Mar 2018

Nominations are open for the 2018 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

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