WHS Entry Permit Holders

Right of entry

The guides below provide details of the requirements for entry to a workplace by an entry permit holder (EPH) where they suspect a contravention of the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 or the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012.

Workplace right of entry by Work Health and Safety Entry Permit Holders (pdf, 195.2 KB)

Summary of right of entry requirements where an entry permit holder suspects a breach of the legislation (pdf, 91.9 KB)

Complete the WHS entry permit application form (docx, 79.8 KB) when a union is applying for a WHS entry permit for one of its union officials.

Current entry permit holders

A person who held an OHS Access Card under the previous legislation automatically became an Entry Permit Holder under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 from 1 January 2013.

The list below contains the names of people who currently hold a WHS entry permit (listed alphabetically by surname) and the expiry date of their permits.

Australian Education Union

  • Matthew Brown 4/8/2019
  • Adam Clifford 20/04/2019
  • Gerard Ennis 29/04/2019
  • Jackie King 6/10/2019
  • Kathryn Lee 6/10/2019
  • Roz Madsen 15/11/2019
  • Helen Richardson 4/8/2019
  • Russell Townsend 4/8/2019
  • Malcolm Upston 15/04/2019

Australian Manufacturing Workers Union

  • Jacob Batt 17/11/2019
  • Daniel Cox 17/11/2019
  • Gregory Lee 17/11/2019
  • John Short 31/10/2019
  • Michael Wickham 17/11/2019

Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical & Services Union

  • Aaron De La Torre 24/08/2019
  • Karen Tantari 24/08/2019

Australian Nursing Federation

  • Norman Blackburn 14/10/2017

Australian Services Union

  • Stephanie Jablonski 3/4/2020
  • Russell McGregor 21/07/2019
  • Michael VanBeek 27/05/2018

Australian Workers Union

  • Robert Flanagan 16/11/2019
  • Graham Hogan 02/06/2019
  • Kevin Midson 16/11/2019
  • Ian Wakefield 16/11/2019
  • Kade Wakefield 02/06/2019

Communication, Electrical and Plumbing Union

  • Leaselle Archer 12/10/2018
  • Michael Anderson 03/03/2019
  • Lisa Maree Bahls 21/07/2019
  • Trevor Gauld 16/09/2019
  • Aaron Hagen 03/03/2019
  • Christopher Lynch 09/11/2019
  • David Mier 1/05/2020

Construction, Forestry, Mining & Energy Union

  • Stephen Barrett 11/12/2017
  • Kevin Harkins 6/09/2019
  • Richard Hassett 11/02/2019
  • Chris Hinds 16/08/2019

Health and Community Services Union

  • Geoff Blyth 3/06/2018
  • Lucas Digney 3/06/2018
  • James Eddington 15/07/2019
  • Timothy Jacobson 29/07/2017
  • Christopher Kennedy 21/05/2020
  • Shane Kunze 21/07/2019
  • Joanne McEvoy 21/05/2017
  • Tammy Munro 21/05/2017
  • Richard Parkinson 21/05/2017
  • Tania Rogers 15/07/2019
  • Odette Seabourne 21/07/2019
  • Heather Smith 21/07/2019
  • Chester Somerville 15/07/2019
  • Sharon Swards 18/08/2019
  • Kathleen Wiles 29/07/2017
  • Scott Wilson 27/07/2018
  • Mathew Woolley 29/07/2017

Independent Education Union

  • Brian Martin 15/07/2019
  • Jeremy Oliver 21/07/2019
  • Dino Ottavi 15/07/2019

Maritime Union of Australia

  • Alisha Bull 26/05/2017

Police Association of Tasmania

  • Patrick Allen 20/2/2020
  • Mark Kadziolka 20/3/2020
  • Angela Smith 27/2/2020

United Voice

  • Jannette Armstrong 12/10/2018
  • Amy Brumby 08/12/2019
  • Kirsty Burke 24/03/2020
  • Sarah Ellis 08/12/2019
  • Rebecca Flanagan 14/03/2020
  • Leigh Hills 12/10/2018
  • Dean Mattar 20/2/2020
  • Stephen McCallum 3/04/2020
  • Celeste Miller 28/5/2018
  • Rhiannon Salter 08/12/2019


Page updated 15 May 2017