Best practice review of workplace health and safety in the NT

​On 5 May 2018, the Northern Territory Government announced a best practice review into workplace health and safety in the NT.

Entry permit validity after amalgamation of three unions

The Fair Work Commission has approved the amalgamation of three unions.

Review of the model WHS laws

​Public consultation to explore how the model work health and safety (WHS) laws are working in practice is now open.

Northern Territory Public Sector (NTPS) Workers’ Compensation Claims Management

​Gallagher Bassett (GB) has recently been appointed for the provision of NTPS workers’ compensation claims management.

Darwin office relocating

​The NT WorkSafe Darwin office is relocating to Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park on Tuesday 2 May. The new office is located at 631 Stuart Highway, in Berrimah and is centrally located for the greater Darwin area.

New system for labelling of hazardous chemicals

​In 2017, there will be changes to the way hazardous chemicals used in workplaces are labelled. The Globally Harmonised System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, which was adopted in Australia in 2012, will come into full effect in the Northern Territory and other Australian states from 1 January 2017.

Product Safety Recall - Smeg built-in barbeques

​A safety recall has been issued for Smeg built-in barbeque models BIBQ1205AF and BIBQ1205AH purchased after 26 July 2013.

Construction project trigger point value increase

​On 4 April 2016, the trigger point value of a construction project will increase to $500,000.

New look NT WorkSafe website

​The new NT WorkSafe website is now live.

Express your views about workplace chemical exposure standards

​Safe Work Australia is holding a public consultation process about exposure standards for hazardous chemicals used in workplaces.