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Federal Budget 2016-17 CEO Update 

The 2016 Australian Federal Government Budget from a “Safety” Perspective: Something there? – Depends on how long you want to draw the bow.

2016-2021 Strategic plan

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Australian OHS practices explained to Korean delegation

Wednesday 26 October 2016

On Friday 14 October, SIA Director Kelly Lovely met with a delegation of 11 safety professionals from Korea to discuss advanced benchmarking OSH policies and practices in Australia.

Evolution Mining fined $95,000 after worker injured at Goldfield mine

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Evolution Mining (formerly La Mancha Resources) has been fined $95,000 following an incident that seriously injured a worker in 2013.

NSW: Prosecution proceedings launched against Rio Tinto Coal (NSW)

Tuesday 25 October 2016

The NSW Department of Industry’s Resources Regulator recently commenced prosecution proceedings against Rio Tinto Coal (NSW) for an alleged contravention of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 that resulted in serious injury of a worker at the Mount Thorley Warkworth Mine, 15km south-west of Singleton.

WA: Incident involving drill offsider run over by tracked vehicle

Tuesday 25 October 2016

Western Australia’s Department of Mines and Petroleum is currently conducting an investigation into an incident in which a drill offsider was run over and injured by a tracked vehicle on a mine site.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday 9 November 2016

The Ageing Workforce and WHS - Preparing for the Future

The Safety Institute of Australia would like to invite you to the Ageing Workforce event held on Wednesday 9th November 2016. There has been much said about Australia’s ageing population. One of the key discussion points around this topic is whether having a mature workforce is an opportunity or a threat? Regardless of the side of the fence you sit on, many employers believe that an ageing (mature) workforce will have a large impact on their organisations, and most have not started to fully evaluate the opportunities and risks.

Monday 14 November 2016

Communication Excellence Workshop 2016

On behalf of the SIA, we invite you to take part in a one day workshop that offers skills and strategies for influencing others through communication excellence. This one day workshop will appeal to the safety practitioner and professional who has developed sound communication skills and wishes to build this capability to a level that allows your day to day interactions to be effective and influential.

Wednesday 16 November 2016

Deepwater Horizon: A conversation on process safety - Presented by Percolate Ideas

Percolate Ideas is developing a community of like-minds to continually improve the world of work; our inaugural event will be held at Backlot Studios, a 50-seat private cinema in West Perth.

Friday 18 November 2016

SIA Sunshine Coast - Lessons Learned and Shared

The Safety Institute of Australia's Sunshine Coast Network, invites to you attend their final quarterly workshop for 2016 title:"Lessons learned and shared" which will be held on Friday 18th November 2016 at TAFE Queensland East Coast.

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Hazards Conference 2016 - Process Safety, adding value not cost

Since the inaugural Hazards Australasia in 2013, we have seen the price of oil halve and the price of iron ore reduce by two thirds. These two decreases have led to significant financial pressure being placed on companies as they work to remain profitable in a commodity driven market. Join us for a world class process safety event, to learn how to add value to your business, not cost.

Thursday 24 November 2016

2016 Resilience Conference: Insights to enhance organisational strength

The Resilience Conference will focus on the current topics of today and the unprecedented increase in potential risk and exposure to major emergency events with themes around preparedness, response and recovery for organisations in an unstable global environment.


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