May 2019

The older Aussies leaving retirement for work – and loving it
May 31, 2019

Retirement is sold as the reward for a lifetime of work, but many Aussies find they’re ill-suited to spending their days…

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Law firm pulls trigger on tradie class action
May 30, 2019

Law firm Slater and Gordon has launched a class action on behalf of hundreds of stonemasons who have contracted a potentially…

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Shift and FIFO workers at high risk of fatigue
May 29, 2019

Almost all (97 per cent) shift workers are unable to adjust their body clocks between day and night shifts and are…

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Australia: Safety Podcast EP1 – Industrial Manslaughter
May 28, 2019

In the first podcast in our work health and safety (WHS) series, our WHS Partners, Steve Bell and Aaron Anderson, discuss…

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WHO recognises burnout as medical condition
May 28, 2019

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has for the first time recognised burnout in its International Classification of Diseases (ICD), which is…

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Mothers explain how they navigated work and childcare, from the 1970s to today
May 27, 2019

Over the past few decades of Australian life, government policies have gradually offered more support to working mothers, particularly through childcare…

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Man dies at Sydney tip after becoming trapped under rubbish
May 27, 2019

A man has died and another has been seriously injured after being struck by a bulldozer and buried under tonnes of…

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Knowing when you should call into work sick with a cold or flu
May 27, 2019

You’ve just woken up, your throat feels scratchy and your nose is blocked. But you’re not exactly on death’s door. Should…

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‘Enough is enough’: The push to protect doctors from mental illness
May 25, 2019

More needs to be done to save medical professionals from the stigma of mental illness and allow them to get help…

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Rio Tinto accused of ‘cutting corners’ on safety amid mystery over executive’s departure
May 24, 2019

Multinational mining giant Rio Tinto has been accused of “putting production over safety” at a Northern Territory mine site by the…

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