COMMONWEALTH STATE AND TERRITORY REQUIREMENTS
WORKING FROM HOME - LEGISLATION IN AUSTRALIA
Employers have a primary duty of care to provide a workplace that is not a risk to the health and safety of their employees. When an employee is undertaking work from home that is defined as a workplace under the legislation.
Under WHS law employers carry the same obligations toward home workplaces as they do for their offical place of business.
Relevant legislation that outlines the duty of care obligations of employers toward remote staff varies from state to state.
LINKS TO KEY AUSTRALIAN WHS LEGISLATION
KEY NEW SOUTH WALES WHS LEGISLATION
KEY QUEENSLAND WHS LEGISLATION
KEY ACT WHS LEGISLATION
KEY VICTORIA WHS LEGISLATION
Victoria Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004
KEY TASMANIA WHS LEGISLATION
KEY SOUTH AUSTRALIA WHS LEGISLATION
KEY NORTHERN TERRITORY WHS LEGISLATION
KEY WESTERN AUSTRALIA WHS LEGISLATION
AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH WHS LEGISLATION
WORKING FROM HOME REGULATIONS – DISCLAIMER
This website and any information contained therein does not constitute legal advice, nor does it replace the need for any organisation to engage its own independent and qualified legal advice in relation to the relevant working from home compliance legislation and obligations that are specific to the organisation concerned.