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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.

Health and safety representatives

Health and safety representatives (HSRs) are workers elected or selected for the role, who represent the health and safety interests of workers within their workgroup for a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU).

The role HSRs play in developing and maintaining a partnership between PCBUs and workers on work health and safety issues is a significant contribution and an integral component of maintaining healthy and safe workplaces.

The following links aim to equip everyone in the workplace with relevant information about the role of HSRs:

Additional information

Page last updated: 17 Oct 2017