Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

90 Prohibition on adverse conduct

(1)

A person must not engage in adverse conduct for a prohibited health and safety reason.

(2)

A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $100,000:

(b)

for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $500,000.

(3)

However, a person commits an offence under subsection (1) only if the prohibited health and safety reason was the dominant reason for the adverse conduct.

Compare: Model Work Health and Safety Act (Aust) s 104