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Name: Safe Work Australia Act 2008 (No. 84, 2009).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-09-18
Entry into force:
ISN: AUS-2009-L-82502
Bibliography: Act of Parliament, 2009, Commonwealth Government Printer, Australia, ISBN: 978-1-47247-346-8, (75/09), 47 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Commonwealth of Australia Law (ComLaw), Attorney-General's Department, Australia PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 93, 2017 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 93, 2017 (consulted on 2011-11-24)
Abstract/Citation: Replaces the Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC) with a new body, the Safe Work Australia (SWA), which has the key tasks of (a) developing national policy relating to OHS and workers' compensation and (b) preparing a model Act and model regulations relating to OHS.

Part 1 - Preliminary
Part 2 - Establishment and Functions of Safe Work Australia
Part 3 - Membership of Safe Work Australia
Part 4 - Planning by Safe Work Australia
Part 5 - Decision-making by Safe Work Australia
Part 6 - The CEO, Staff and Committees of Safe Work Australia, and others assisting
Part 7 - The Safe Work Australia Special Account
Part 8 - Miscellaneous
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