Night on the town sinks compensation claim

by Andrew Piper and Alex Millman, NRA Legal Many employers offer their employees the opportunity to travel during their employment...

by Andrew Piper and Alex Millman, NRA Legal Many employers offer their employees the opportunity to travel during their employment – whether to meet clients or customers, or to attend training, seminars, or conferences, and this is often considered a “perk” of the job. Often these journeys come with a reasonable...

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Message from the CEO: 6 February 2017

This week, we’ve seen more upset for Melbourne’s Bourke St Mall, after the discovery of a suspicious package left...

This week, we’ve seen more upset for Melbourne’s Bourke St Mall, after the discovery of a suspicious package left on the makeshift memorial for the now six people murdered in the 20 January vehicle rampage. After the hundreds of flowers, stuffed toys, cards, photos and balloons were removed on...

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IR Update: $1.3million in damages ordered to be paid for bullying and harassment

Safe Work Australia has published the Second Annual National Statement which identifies emerging trends in psychosocial health, safety and...

Safe Work Australia has published the Second Annual National Statement which identifies emerging trends in psychosocial health, safety and bullying in Australian workplaces. The data in the statement is based on data from accepted worker’s compensation claims involving mental stress.The statement highlights some interesting workplace trends:•the median direct cost...

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WorkCover Queensland – Small Business Customer Survey

This month, WorkCover Queensland is asking its small businesses customers for feedback on the value they get from having...

This month, WorkCover Queensland is asking its small businesses customers for feedback on the value they get from having a workers’ compensation policy. WorkCover is conducting a short online survey on this important issue, so if you’ve received a link to the survey you are encouraged to have your say,...

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