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We administer Acts and Regulations in public safety, work health and safety, and worker relations, accountable to the Minister for Industrial Relations.

Work health and safety

South Australia's work health and safety laws align with New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory, the Northern Territory and the Commonwealth who have adopted the same national model laws.

Codes of Practice provide practical guidance on how to comply with your legal obligations.

Mines and Works Inspection Act and Regulations
Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations

Daylight saving and shop trading hours

Daylight Saving
Shop trading hours


Two sets of industrial relations laws establish pay and employment conditions for South Australian workers. Private sector employers are in the national workplace relations system, while the public sector and local government are in the state system.

Clothing outworkers
Employment agents
Fair Work and National Industrial Relations
Long Service Leave

Dangerous substances and explosives

Dangerous Substances Act and Regulations
Explosives Act and Regulations
Petroleum Products Regulation Act and Regulations