Natasha Fyles responds to calls for introduction of manslaughter laws
Calls for Manslaughter Laws to be introduced on work sites are getting louder, The Electrical Trades Union calling on the Gunner Government to urgently introduce industrial manslaughter laws in the wake of the tragic death of worker Carl Delaney at the Ichthys project in Darwin last week.
ETU Queensland and NT State Secretary Peter Ong said industrial manslaughter legislation may be the only way to force companies such as Inpex, JKC and their contractors to fulfil their safety obligations to workers and prevent further tragedies occurring.
Attorney General Natasha Fyles joined Katie Woolf on 360 this morning and said the Government is undertaking a body of work which will be taken to Cabinet next year.
"Changes are complex. But it is something I've been working on this year and is something I'll take to Cabinet next year," Minister Fyles said.
INPEX have released a statement which says safety is the number one value on the Project and that everyone is encouraged to raise safety concerns at any point.
You can listen to the interview in full here.