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New video sparks discussion about automated vehicles

A regulatory system for automated vehicles is currently under construction in Australia, with a new video released to instigate discussion around the issue. ...more

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NSCA Foundation Events

Scalping injury appeal leads to larger fine and conviction

A Shepparton fruit packing company has had a conviction imposed and fine increased to $150,000, after it appealed the initial court decision. ...more

WA releases guidance on working safely in roof spaces

The dangers of working in roof spaces have been highlighted by the deaths of two WA electrical workers from 2013–2016. ...more

Vic improves public safety with upgraded emergency radio

Motorola Solutions Australia will expand and upgrade the network, which serves Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade. ...more

Cost of health-related work incapacity revealed

It is estimated that 786,000 Australians who were unable to work due to ill health, injury or disability received income support in 2015–16. ...more

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