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Older Australians Drink More Than Those Under 30

Older Australians Drink More Than Those Under 30

Contrary to popular stereotypes, Australians aged under 30 drink slightly less than those over 30, according to new research. The latest findings from Roy Morgan Research show that 66% of Aussies...

Red Cross Need People To Give Blood On Easter Monday

Red Cross Need People To Give Blood On Easter Monday

The Red Cross are looking for around 1300 people to give blood on Easter Monday to ensure cancer patients around the country will not be left with a shortage of supply. Shaun Inguanzo from Red...

National Safety Excellence Awards

National Safety Awards Of Excellence Entries Open

The 23nd Annual National Safety Council of Australia Foundation/ GIO Workers Compensation National Safety Awards of Excellence are now open for entries. With last year’s winners impressing the...

A former coal mine worker is suing Anglo

Former Coal Worker Sues Anglo After Car Crash

Former coal worker Donald Welch is suing Anglo Coal and Workpac after working a 75-hour week and, the afternoon following an overnight shift, crashing his car. The 50-year-old, who had finished his...

Free Webinar On Return To Work Coordination

Free Webinar On Return To Work Coordination

A free webinar on return to work coordination will be conducted by the Queensland Workers Compensation Regulator in April. Anita Johnston, VAC Group Human Resources Manager and 2014 Return to Work...

Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery Or Be An April Fool

Change Your Smoke Alarm Battery Or Be An April Fool

Ahead of April Fool’s day tomorrow, Australian’s are being urged to change the batteries in their smoke alarms as part of a ‘Don’t be a Fool!’ campaign being conducted...

Mount Todd abandoned gold mine

Challenge For Vista Gold In Rehabilitating Mount Todd

The pile of problems faced by Vista Gold in their proposal to rehabilitate and get the abandoned Mount Todd gold mine site back into operation isn’t a small one. The site, near Katherine in the...

CFMEU Announces Policy On Impairment In The Workforce

CFMEU Announces Policy On Impairment In The Workforce

The mining sector’s peak union body yesterday announced they had, for the first time, developed a policy to address “impairment” in the workforce. The Construction, Forestry, Mining...

Strzelecki Track

Infamous Strzelecki Track To Get Safety Upgrade

The infamous Strzelecki Track near Lyndhurst in South Australia will be getting a long overdue safety upgrade with the government committing $1.2 million to the project. The track, which links to the...

New Emergency Lighting System Talks To Devices

New Emergency Lighting System Talks To Devices

Engineer researchers at Deakin University have developed an emergency lighting system that they say is “cheaper to operate and less likely to fail” than systems currently employed in this...

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