Workplace drug and alcohol testing in Tasmania a vital tool

Should you be concerned about drugs and alcohol in your Tasmanian workplace? And if you are, what can you do about it? Worksafe Tasmania has produced an excellent brochure that looks at a range of issues around drug and alcohol

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Random drug testing makes budget headlines

One of the more newsworthy (and controversial) announcements in the recent 2017 Budget is a plan to trial random drug testing for Newstart and Youth Allowances recipients in targeted areas. The 2-year trial will see 5000 new recipients of the

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Breaking the ICE

There is plenty of attention on ICE, but for those lucky enough not to have used the drug, or have a family member or friend who is addicted, it can be easy to dismiss the drug’s addictive powers and its

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The Power is with drug and alcohol testing in Western Australia

All contractors working for Western Australian electrical supplier Western Power now need to comply with the power company’s drug and alcohol testing policy. The requirement follows an amendment to Western Power’s Service Apparatus Connection Scheme (SACS). The SACS amendment means

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Urine testing or saliva testing for your Queensland business?

If you’re trying to choose between urine drug testing and saliva testing for your Queensland business it may be a confusing choice. If you contact a provider that only offers urine drug testing they’ll extol the virtues of the method,

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Australian workplace drug testing laws are on your side

If your business is thinking about introducing workplace drug and alcohol testing, you may be worried about any relevant Australian workplace drug testing laws. Are there laws relating to drug testing that you need to follow, what’s involved and what

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Drug and alcohol testing on Victorian roads gets $15 million boost

In what’s good news for most road users in Victoria, the State Government has committed $15 million to build 10 new “state-of-the-art” drug and booze buses, to boost the police’s drug and alcohol testing capabilities on Victorian roads. You may

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Random drug testing on our roads saving lives

It’s controversial in some circles and may be a political can of worms, but random drug testing – whether it is on our roads or in our workplaces – saves lives. Random drug testing on Wagga roads According to The

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Urine drug testing or saliva testing for your WA business? The choice is clear

If you’re considering implementing drug testing in your Perth or WA business there is a choice you need to make – do you use urine drug testing or saliva drug testing? In theory this might seem like a simple choice

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Workplace drug testing spreads its wings!

You might expect to see workplace drug testing being carried out in industries such as mining, transportation and construction, but perhaps not in shearing sheds and beaches! On the beaches Bondi Beach may be well-known for many things, and you

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