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May 10
Education provider charged over school sports carnival fatality

‚ÄčThe investigation into the 2015 fatality of a student at a school sports carnival on Elcho Island has been completed and NT WorkSafe has charged NT Christian Schools Ltd, operators of the Gawa Christian School, for breaching Section 32 the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act.

It is alleged that NT Christian Schools Ltd failed to comply with their health and safety duty which resulted in the death of the student Jethro Dhamarrandji-Baker.

The maximum penalty for this offence is $1,500,000 for a body corporate.

The matter is listed for mention in the Darwin Local Court on Monday 29 May 2017.


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