SafeWork / WorkSafe
There are various regulators that operate in the jurisdictions covered by AIDGC.
In Australia each state and territory has an active regulator for work health and safety. These are:
- SafeWork New South Wales
- WorkSafe, Australian Capital Territory
- WorkSafe, Northern Territory
- WorkSafe, Queensland
- SafeWork, South Australia
- WorkSafe Tasmania
- WorkSafe Victoria
- WorkSafe Western Australia
The state and territory based regulation approach in Australia means that there are separate laws governing the storage and handling of dangerous goods for each state. A Commonwealth body called Safe Work Australia that provides resource to the state agencies in the form of model legislation and overall strategy.
The Commonwealth has a separate regulator Comcare for all federal agencies.
New Zealand has a single regulator performing this function, OSH, Department of Labour