News & Events

New look NT WorkSafe website

​The new NT WorkSafe website is now live.

Call for nominations - Work Health and Safety Advisory Council

Nominations are open for the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council.

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.

Safety in the croc industry highlighted in national seminar series

​A Northern Territory film on safety in the crocodile industry will close a month long series of online safety seminars which has run as part of national Safe Work Month.

Virtual Seminar Series 2015

​The Virtual Seminar Series (VSS) is a free online event run throughout National Safe Work Month in October. Each weekday a new seminar will be made available showcasing the latest thinking, innovation, research and developments in work health and safety.

Workers' compensation amendments commence

The amendments contained in the second Return to Work Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 have now commenced.

Poison canister warning

​The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has issued a media release warning members of the public of the potential dangers posed by toxic canisters that have been reported washing up on Australian beaches.

Public comment - Proposed amendments to Work Health and Safety

​​Northern Territory businesses and workers are encouraged to have their say on proposed amendments to the Work Health and Safety legislation with the public comment period starting today.

Asbestos identified in crayons sold within Australia

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has released a consumer and retailer alert after trace amounts of asbestos have been detected in some brands of children's crayons that have been imported into Australia.

Amendments to Workers' Compensation Legislation

Significant amendments were made to the NT 'Workers' Rehabilitation and Compensation Act' following completion of the review of the scheme in 2014.