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It's time to weed out unscrupulous labour hire firm operators It's time to weed out unscrupulous labour hire firm operators

Published on 09 February 2016: Recent examples of labour hire agencies and employers rorting workers through underpayment of wages and entitlements adds pressure to clean up the industry.

Completing a WorkCover Register of Injuries form for your boss Completing a WorkCover Register of Injuries form for your boss

Published on 08 February 2016: Every Victorian workplace is required by law to have a Register of Injuries for employees to record all injuries suffered at work and it is vital to enter your injury into it.

Pell and Mulkearns ordered to give evidence Pell and Mulkearns ordered to give evidence

Published on 08 February 2016: Archbishop Pell will be allowed to give his evidence by videolink, according to a decision handed down today by the Royal Commission into Institutional Abuses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Personal submission of evidence by Pell still uncertain Personal submission of evidence by Pell still uncertain

Published on 05 February 2016: Despite a further directions hearing it is still not known whether Cardinal George Pell and former Bishop of Ballarat Ronald Mulkearns will give evidence in person to the Royal Commission.

Spinal injury compensation made easier by law change Spinal injury compensation made easier by law change

Published on 21 January 2016: An amendment to the Wrongs Act 1958 has made it easier for those suffering spinal injuries as a result of an accident in public places to access compensation.

Abuse survivor finds solace in his art Abuse survivor finds solace in his art

Published on 19 January 2016: An abuse survivor who late last year made a statement to the Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, is hosting his first solo art exhibition in Preston.

Cars, cows and kangaroos a lethal cocktail on country roads Cars, cows and kangaroos a lethal cocktail on country roads

Published on 08 January 2016: Stray cows and leaping kangaroos often figure in TAC injury claims on country roads during the school holidays as thousands take to the bush for a break.

Victoria's south west tops TAC road injury claims Victoria's south west tops TAC road injury claims

Published on 22 December 2015: The TAC’s Annual Claim Statistics Report for 2014-15 shows that the Barwon-Western district - including Warrnambool, Portland, Geelong and Hamilton - had the dubious honour of having the largest number of injury claims, standing at 1,223.

Court imposes heavy fine for pay breaches as a deterrent Court imposes heavy fine for pay breaches as a deterrent

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Pell to be subject of Direction Hearing Pell to be subject of Direction Hearing

Published on 16 December 2015: Today was to be the day the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse heard from Cardinal George Pell in person about his involvement in dealing with complaints of child abuse.

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