Health, Safety and Environment Working Group

The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Working Group, provides a forum to coordinate the work of Australian Government Departments and Agencies with a role or interest in considering the HSE impacts of enabling technologies.

HSE Working Group Agencies

Agriculture Portfolio

  • Department of Agriculture
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)

Defence Portfolio

  • Department of Defence
  • Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO)

Education and Training Portfolio

  • Australian Research Council (ARC)

Employment Portfolio

  • Safe Work Australia

Environment Portfolio

  • Department of the Environment

Health Portfolio

  • Department of Health
  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
  • National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme(NICNAS)
  • Office of Chemical Safety (OCS)
  • Office of Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR)
  • Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

Immigration and Border Protection Portfolio

  • Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Industry and Science Portfolio

  • Department of Industry and Science
  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • National Measurement Institute (NMI)

Foreign Affairs and Trade Portfolio

  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Treasury Portfolio

  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
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