Regulations and Authorities

Australian Capital Territory

Authority:  WorkCover ACT
Phone:  02 6205 0200
Website: www.workcover.act.gov.au
Acts/Regulations/Codes of Practice:  Occupational Health & Safety Act 1989
Sources: www.legislation.act.gov.au

New South Wales

Authority:  WorkCover NSW
Phone:  13 10 50
Website: www.workcover.nsw.gov.au
Acts/Regulations/Codes of Practice:  
Occupational Health & Safety Act 2000
Occupational Health & Safety Regulation 2001
Sources: www.legislation.nsw.gov.au

Victoria

Authority:  Worksafe Victoria
Phone:  1800 136 089
Phone:  03 9641 1444
Website: www.worksafe.vic.gov.au
Acts/Regulations/Codes of Practice:  Occupational Health & Safety Act 2004
Sources: www.legislation.vic.gov.au

Queensland

Authority:  Department of Industrial Relations – Workplace Health & Safety QLD
Phone:  1300 369 915
Website: www.dir.qld.gov.au
Acts/Regulations/Codes of Practice:  
Work Health & Safety Act 1995
Workplace Health & Safety Act 2004
Workplace Health & Safety Codes of Practice 2005
Sources:  www.legislation.qld.gov.au

South Australia

Authority:  Workplace Service SA
Phone:  1300 365 255
Phone:  08 8303 0400
Website: www.safework.sa.gov.au
Acts/Regulations/Codes of Practice:  Occupational Health, Safety & Welfare Act 1986
Sources: www.parliament.sa.gov.au

Tasmania

Authority:  Workplace Standards Tasmania
Phone:  1300 366 322
Phone:  03 6233 7657
Website: www.wst.tas.gov.au
Acts/Regulations/Codes of Practice:  Workplace Health & Safety Act 1995
Sources: www.thelaw.tas.gov.au

Northern Territory

Authority:  NT WorkSafe
Phone:  1800 019 115
Website: www.worksafe.nt.gov.au
Acts/Regulations/Codes of Practice:  Work Health (Occupational Health & Safety) Regulations 2006
Sources: notes.nt.gov.au

Western Australia

Authority:  Department of Consumer and Employment Protection (Worksafe WA)
Phone:  1300 307 877
Website: www.worksafe.wa.gov.au
Acts/Regulations/Codes of Practice:  Occupational Safety & Health Act 1984
Sources: www.slp.wa.gov.au

New Zealand

Authority:  Department of Labour – Te Tari Mahi
Phone:  04 915 4400
Website: www.dol.govt.nz
Acts/Regulations/Codes of Practice:
Health and Safety in Employment act 1992 (HSE Act)
Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995
Sources: www.osh.govt.nz