News & Events

NT WorkSafe highlights the risk of silica dust

NT WorkSafe will visit 34 businesses in Darwin, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine and Tennant Creek over the next three months to highlight the risk of silica exposure to their workers.

Statement - Crane roll over

NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation into a crane rollover at the Rapid Creek flood mitigation construction site.

Statement - Fred's Pass Show ride incident

​NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation into incident involving the Octopus Ride at the Fred's Pass Show.

Statement - Workplace fatality on Wishart Road, Tivendale

NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation into the fatality that occurred yesterday at a plant hire business located on Wishart Road, Wishart.

WRCAC Communique March 2019

The Workers' Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council met on 7 March 2019. The Council gave approval for the following communique of the minutes to be published on the NT WorkSafe website.

Skipper pleads guilty over deckhand’s death

A skipper for a Darwin shipping company has been convicted and fined $20,000 in the Darwin Local Court after the death of 37 year old deckhand Daniel Bradshaw.

Transport company fined for loading dock death

A Victorian based transport and warehouse company has been fined $154,000 today in the Darwin Local Court over the death of a 47 year old Maningrida man in 2016.

Two companies charged after worker suffers serious injuries falling 3 metres

NT WorkSafe has charged two construction companies after a worker was seriously injured falling from the roof of a primary school in Darwin’s northern suburbs.

Statement - Workplace incident at Tennant Creek Fire Station

NT WorkSafe has been notified that 34 year old male worker has been electrocuted performing roofing work at the Tennant Creek Fire Station.

Statement - Workplace incident at Palmerston Police Station construction site


NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation into the workplace incident that occurred yesterday at the Palmerston Police Station (20 February 2019).