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Work-related fatalities at 20-year low in NSW

The latest data released by New South Wales’ workers compensation authority shows a significant fall in death and injury rates in the state’s workplaces. The Statistical Bulletin 2013/14...

Boots out for Workers’ Memorial Day

Australians will be leaving their shoes out to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day and remember those who never came home from work. The CFMEU has called for members and supporters to put...

Miners to protest Black Lung in Brisbane tomorrow

Two hundred coal miners will be protesting in Brisbane tomorrow to call on the government to do more to support jobs and tackle Black Lung disease. CFMEU Mining and Energy Division Queensland...

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...

FIFO worker denied compensation after workmate death

A Queensland FIFO worker has lost an appeal for workers compensation for psychological injury after witnessing his co-workers dead body wheeled away. On January 31, 2013, Mr Sansom, a Caval Ridge...

Changes to NSW workers compensation scheme

NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property Dominic Perrottet has announced a $1 billion workers compensation reform package in a win for injured workers, employees and business across the State...