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Reservists employed in the Western Australian public sector are provided leave for the purposes of Defence service. Defence Force Reserves
David Hillyard was appointed as Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection in December 2015. Prior to this, he was the Director of Consumer Protection’s Retail and Services Directorate. David has worked with Consumer Protection for over 35 years and has been in senior management roles where most...
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Code of practice - Occupational safety and health in Western Australian public sector Workplace Safety and Health for CEOs Public Sector Safety, Health and Injury Management - Overview Public Sector Safety, Health and Injury Management - Occupational Safety and Health Public Sector Circular...
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The following are frequently asked questions regarding District Allowance. What is district allowance? District Allowance (DA) is paid to public sector employees as compensation for the disadvantages associated with working in regional Western Australia. Where does district allowance come from?...
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Welcome to the 2018 Safety and Health Workshops. If you are a business owner, employer, manager, supervisor, safety and health representative or an OSH manager, book now for the 2018 Safety and Health Workshops. You will have the opportunity to hear and learn from presenters with a wealth of...
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The Labour Relations Knowledge Portal assists in providing baseline information for the application of industrial instruments. Go to the Labour Relations Knowledge Portal
Labour Relations Knowledge Portal
Consumer Protection has one metropolitan Perth office and six regional locations in Western Australia. Need to submit a payment? Cashier counter services are located at the Cannington office , you can lodge payments for: tenancy bonds; licence and registration applications; and associations,...
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Wages policy articulates Government policy in relation to wage increases applicable to new public sector industrial agreements Public_Sector_Wages_Policy_Statement_2018
Public Service and Government Officers CSA General Agreement 2017 registered by the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission The Public Service and Government Officers CSA General Agreement 2017 was registered by the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) on 8 December...
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Archived circulars are no longer in effect and are provided for historical and information purposes only. 2018 No. 01_of_2018_pay_rates_for_public_sector_trainees.pdf 2017 No. 03 of 2017 - Alternative Regional Queens' Birthday Dates No. 02 of 2017 - Statutory Public and Bank Holidays for 2017 No...



WorkSafe has produced this checklist to assist you in inspecting your workplace in regards to evacuation and first aid. Although the checklists do not cover all the requirements under workplace safety and health laws, they will give you a better idea of whether your workplace meets basic standards of safety. They will also assist in laying the foundation for a safety and health management system at your workplace.
22 May 2014
This checklist covers both requirements for hazardous substances under the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 and general chemical safety.
20 May 2014



On 12 August 2014, the Minister for Commerce, Hon Michael Mischin MLC announced that a Western Australian version of the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) bill would be introduced shortly into State Parliament. This will be in the form of a green bill, which will be released for a consultation period of three months. More information
Department News
13 Aug 2014


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