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Public Health: Standards & legislation

Australian & international standards

Legislation & regulations

The State Law Publisher (SLP) is official publisher of Western Australian legislation and statutory information. It provides access to:

  • Acts in Force - Acts of parliament currently in force e.g. Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984, Building Act 2011, Food Act 2008.
  • Subsidiary legislation - Regulations to carry out the Acts e.g. Occupational Safety and Health regulations, Building regulations, Food regulations.

Codes of practice

Codes of practice provide practical guidance on compliance with industry standards in the workplace. They are often made available via websites of professional associations (e.g. Medical Technology Association of Australia) or government bodies (e.g. Department of Health).

Useful websites: