News & Events

Charges laid over fall from height at remote cattle station

NT WorkSafe has charged Queensland based company Hewitt Cattle Australia Pty Ltd with one breach of section 32 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011.

$1.3 million enforceable undertaking to improve road safety

NT WorkSafe has accepted a $1.3 million enforceable undertaking from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics (DIPL) as part of legal action stemming from a fatal road accident in Darwin in 2016.

Heatwave warning

Heatwave conditions are forecast for much of the Northern Territory over the next few days. Severe to extreme conditions are expected for large parts of the Territory over the weekend.

WRCAC Communique December 2019

The Workers' Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council met on 5 December 2019, the Council gave approval for the following communique of the minutes to be published on the NT WorkSafe website.

Charges laid over the death of apprentice electrician in Tennant Creek

NT WorkSafe has charged Dexter Barnes Electrical, and its Director over failures in the workplace which resulted in the death of a fourth year apprentice.

Construction companies charged over 2017 death

NT WorkSafe has charged Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd and Whittens Group Pty Ltd, after a worker was killed in a workplace incident at the Inpex Onshore LNG Facility.

Fatalities decrease but vehicle collisions still the major cause of worker deaths

Fatalities decrease but vehicle collisions still the major cause of worker deaths

Bus operator faces multiple charges over 2017 death

NT WorkSafe has charged the Northern Territory’s largest bus operator Buslink NT Pty Ltd, after one of its bus drivers was pinned and killed in a bus rollaway incident.

National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030

Safe Work Australia has launched the National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030.

Are you ready for the heat?

Warmer than average temperatures are forecasted for the next 3 months in the Northern Territory. The Bureau of Meteorology says there is also an increased risk of heatwaves.