Department of the Legislative Assembly

Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Amendment Bill 2019

Status - Key Documents - Submissions - Public Briefings - Tabled Papers - ReportContact

On 19 September 2019 the Legislative Assembly referred the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Amendment Bill 2019 to the Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms  of Reference by 26 November 2019.

The Committee encourages all interested people to provide their comments and feedback on the Bill.

The Committee is to inquire into and report on:
a) whether the Assembly should pass the Bill;
b) whether the Assembly should amend the Bill;
c) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals; and
d) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the institution of Parliament.

Submissions should be sent to EPSC@nt.gov.au by close of business Tuesday, 8 October 2019.

Status

Report Tabled

Key Documents

Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Amendment Bill 2019
Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011
Explanatory Statement
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights

Submissions

Submission No. 1 - Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union
Submission No. 2 - Maritime Union of Australia
Submission No. 3 - Austral Fisheries
Submission No. 4 - Northern Territory Seafood Council
Submission No. 5 - Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
Submission No. 6 - Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association
Submission No. 7 - Unions NT
Submission No. 8 - Civil Contractors Federation
Submission No. 9 - Roussos Legal Advisory
Submission No. 10 - Hall Payne Lawyers
Submission No. 11 - Hospitality NT
Submission No. 12 - Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union
Submission No. 13 - Chamber of Commerce NT
Submission No. 14 - Minerals Council of Australia NT

Public Briefing and Hearings

Public Briefing Schedule - 24 September 2019
Transcript - Public Briefing - 24 September 2019

Public Hearings Schedule - 18 November 2019
Public Hearings Transcript - 18 November 2019

Tabled Papers

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice - Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safety in the NT, Final Report (Lyons Review) - public briefing - 24 September 2019.
Department of the Attorney-General and Justice - Review of the model Work Health and Safety laws, Final report, Marie Boland - public briefing - 24 September 2019.
Hon Natasha Fyles MLA, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice - Responses to Written Questions - 29 October 2019

Report

Inquiry into the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Amendment Bill 2019 - 26 November 2019
Associated Minutes of Proceedings
Government Response - 27 November 2019

Contact

Dr Jennifer Buckley 
Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
DARWIN NT 0801 
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1501
Email: Contact

Last updated: 29 Nov 2019