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NT Government Response to Workplace Health and Safety Review Released
July 31, 2019

TheTerritory Labor Government has supported, and supported-in-principle, 23 of the27 recommendations from the Best Practice Review of Workplace Health and Safetyin…

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Six Chapel Street bars raided by workplace regulator
July 31, 2019

Workers were allegedly being underpaid hourly wages, denied workplace entitlements such as overtime and penalty rates and being paid cash-in-hand off…

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Stonemason with lung disease says new silica dust exposure limit will ‘cost lives’
July 31, 2019

A Victorian father who has a life expectancy of only five to 10 years if he doesn’t get a lung transplant…

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St John Ambulance launches Australian first Virtual reality First Aid Training
July 23, 2019

St John Ambulance has launched a groundbreaking new delivery for First aid Training. Known as SJx, the training uses cutting edge…

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Queensland Government wraps up crisis talks with mining industry after sixth death
July 9, 2019

The Queensland Government has called for mining company CEOs and union representatives to attend an urgent safety forum this Wednesday after…

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EPA investigate Vic recycling plant fire
July 9, 2019

Environment watchdog officials will be at the site of a west Melbourne plastic recycling plant for days, after a blaze forced…

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A One Stop Shop for All Safety Needs
July 9, 2019

For 115 years, Portwest® has designed, developed and manufactured High Visibility Clothing, Flame Resistant Workwear, Safety Footwear, Hand Protection and Personal…

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Fifth tragic workplace suicide of AFP officer
July 8, 2019

WARNING: Distressing content An Australian Federal Police officer has died in shockingly similar circumstances to another four members who took their…

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Genuine mental health case … or not? If you think an employee is lying, here’s what you need to ask yourself first
July 5, 2019

Camille Wilson runs workshops on mental health and the workplace. Here, she challenges managers to think about how their employee is…

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No work Wednesday: The Australian company thriving after introducing a four-day week
July 5, 2019

If you were told by your work to stop coming in so much, you might suspect you were getting the sack….

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Advocate welcomes meeting with AFL to discuss concussion policy
July 4, 2019

Player agent turned concussion advocate Peter Jess has urged players to keep the lawyers out of it and seek solutions –…

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Gun brought to Royal Adelaide Hospital as violent incidents increase, union says
July 4, 2019

A patient bringing a loaded gun into the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) and nurses being threatened with knives are just some…

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