The Operations Group proactively conduct site visits to explain the role of FWBC and assist industry participants to understand their rights and responsibilities.

In 2013-14 FWBC investigators conducted 1,746 site visits. This figure is higher than the number conducted for the previous financial year (1,366). These site visits have predominantly been proactive site visits to provide advice and assistance.

Table 2.7 provides a state-by-state breakdown of site visits. During 2013-14, approximately 27% of site visits were conducted in Victoria.

Table 2.7 State Breakdown of Site Visits
State 2012-13 2013-14
NSW 214 268
VIC 496 472
QLD 132 193
WA 265 332
SA 96 164
TAS 67 133
ACT 39 63
NT 57 121
Total 1,366 1,746