How Safe is Victoria?

19 September 2018


K&L Gates Melbourne
Level 25, Rialto South Tower
525 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Join us for an interactive panel session to look at the current state of (safety) play in Victoria. We are most fortunate to have barrister Robert Taylor join John Makris (Partner) and Dominic Fleeton (Special Counsel) on the panel.

The panel will discuss a range of topics including:

  • Bullying – the approach adopted in safety prosecutions vs the approach adopted by the Fair Work Commission
  • Recent developments regarding the use of coercive powers by WorkSafe (including the implications of Aurora Construction Materials Pty Ltd v Victorian WorkCover Authority)
  • Dealing with provisional improvement notices issued by health and safety representatives
  • Right of entry issues
  • The proposed introduction of industrial manslaughter offences
  • Changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Law

This session is intended to be informal and interactive.Our panellists will encourage you to share your insights and ask questions throughout the discussion.

To RSVP, please email

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