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This article provides a holistic overview of the changes enacted to the National Minimum Wage, Civil Penalties, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) Inspector Powers and the Work Health and Safety Act of 2011. The developments within the workplace relations arena pertain to the following: National Minimum Wage Decision, increase to civil penalties under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), amendments to the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 New South Wales (NSW) increasing penalties and prohibiting indemnification of such penalties, and changes to powers of WHSQ Inspectors under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 Queensland (QLD).

Author: Alicia Mataere, Partner – Workplace Relations, Holman Webb Lawyers

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Region: Australia
Interest Area: Employment and Labor
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