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WorkSafe Victoria half-year results

Victoria’s workers compensation scheme remains financially sound with returns for the six months to 31 December 2020 in line with expectations. Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2018...

Workers’ Compensation & COVID-19

Can I get COMPO for COVID-19? PUBLISHED / AMSJ AUTUMN 2020 Many workers, particularly those in medical professions are concerned around the worker’s compensation issues of catching COVID-19 at work...

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BMA restarts Saraji operations after the tragic incident

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has slowly resumed its operations at the Saraji coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland following a tragic incident last week. A 49 year-old dozer and dragline...

Moranbah miner assaulted in sleep to claim compo

A man who was beaten in his sleep at a Moranbah mining camp has been given the go-ahead to apply for compensation. The Industrial Court of Queensland dismissed an appeal by Mackay employer Civeo Pty...

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Considering workers’ injury cover for FIFO workers

An unintended consequence of the recent boom in fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workforces attached to remote and regional mining and construction sites is confusion over the level of workers’ compensation...

Compensation denied to former Moura Mine employee

Compensation has been denied to a former mine employee who swapped shifts with a co-worker on the day of the 1994 Moura Mine disaster. In 2011 the man filed a claim with the Supreme Court of...