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Industrial Manslaughter: The risk of custodial sentences

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On-demand webinar

Australia | 0.5 CPD point

This episode explores the growing risk of custodial sentences being imposed on officers arising from prosecutions relating to workplace deaths.

Empoyment and labour partner Katherine Morris and eminent criminal defence barrister Tony Glynn QC discuss this issue in the context of specific prosecution brought against a director named Gary Lavin, and against the introduction of various industrial manslaughter legislation which has now occurred in Queenslnd, Victoria, ACT, Northern Territory and NSW.

This webinar was recorded on 28 November 2019.

*Note: This is an audio-only podcast. There are no presentation slides.


  • Katherine Morris, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Tony Glynn QC, Criminal Defence Barrister