Department of Justice
An independent review is being conducted of the Asbestos-Related Diseases (Occupational Exposure) Compensation Act 2011.
Section 187 of the Act requires that an independent review be undertaken every 5 years. This is the first review.
The review is being conducted by Michael Stevens and overseen by the WorkCover Tasmania Board, on behalf of the Tasmanian Government.
Amongst other things, this review will assess the extent the Act provides for:
It will also examine the asbestos compensation scheme’s:
Mr Stevens will meet with:
His report from the review will be tabled by the Government before both Houses of Parliament by October 2017.
Written submissions must be lodged by 14 October 2016:
If you have any queries about the Review, please call Brad Parker on 6166 4747 who will arrange for one of the review team to contact you.