Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

90 Prohibition on adverse conduct


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


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


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


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


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