District Court

Williamson v VH & MG Imports Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 056 (16/2607) Dearden DCJ 17 March 2017

Full-text: QDC17-056.pdf


CRIMINAL LAW APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE OR INADEQUATE where the respondent was found to have breached s 32 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld) for failing to comply with a health and safety duty under s 19(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld) where the respondent was fined ninety thousand dollars where no conviction was recorded where employee was exposed to an unacceptable risk of death or serious injury where the risk of injury was avoidable whether the learned acting magistrate fell into error whether the fine was manifestly inadequate whether a conviction should be recorded