Law & Rights

This section of the website has an overview and summary of OHS law:

  • Overview of OHS law in Victoria
  • Victoria's 2004 OHS Act
  • Regulations - the consolidated 2017 Regulations 
  • Compliance Codes
  • Codes of Practice (1985 Act) - now only part of 'state of knowledge' and progressively being replaced by Compliance Codes
  • Comcare - for federal workplaces (government departments, Australia Post, etc) and an increasing number of national companies, the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act, 1991.

And your rights as: