Federal Parliament has introduced a new Serious Incident Response Scheme to enable approved providers to better respond to abuse in residential aged care.
Victoria has recently extended the application of the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme.
In Dring v Telstra Corporation Ltd  FCA 699, the Federal Court considered whether an injury that occurred during a work trip was ‘in the course of employment’ and therefore compensable.
New South Wales has passed new laws enabling certain nurses and midwives to obtain, possess, sell, supply and administer Schedule 2, 3, 4 and 8 poisons.
New National laws have commenced amending unpaid parental leave entitlements for parents of stillborn babies and babies requiring hospitalisation.
Federal legislation has recently commenced introducing a suite of changes to modernise the regulation of medical devices in Australia.
Victoria has introduced a strict process that hospitals must follow before authorising ante-mortem procedures.
Federal Parliament has introduced new laws with significant penalties for the import, export, manufacture or supply of therapeutic goods prohibited under an international agreement.