828. Hon ALISON XAMON to the minister representing the Minister for Industrial Relations:
I refer to the government’s announcement on 12 July 2017 of the development of a modernised work health and safety act for Western Australia to be based on the national model Work Health and Safety Bill.
(1) Will the minister please advise when the bill will be introduced?
(2) If not, why not?
Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:
I thank the honourable member for the question. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for Industrial Relations.
(1) Development of a modernised work health and safety act is a priority of the McGowan government. When the work health and safety bill is ready to be introduced to the house, the Minister for Industrial Relations will advise in accordance with parliamentary procedures.
(2) Not applicable.