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How to get your WorkCover claim started How to get your WorkCover claim started

Published on 06 July 2016: With complex guidelines to follow, most WorkCover claims can be helped by understanding a little more about how the system works, and how to get the most out of it.

Child protection in ADF needs Child protection in ADF needs "jolly good nudge along"

Published on 29 June 2016: Child protection in ADF needs "jolly good nudge along" - Royal Commission into Institutional and Child Sexual Abuse hears.

ADF inquiry reveals Leeuwin initiation rites ADF inquiry reveals Leeuwin initiation rites

Published on 23 June 2016: Details emerge of abusive initiation rites at Leeuwin, as Royal Commission’s inquiry into the ADF continues.

Explosive evidence of abuse within the Australian Defence Force Explosive evidence of abuse within the Australian Defence Force

Published on 22 June 2016: Explosive evidence of abuse within the Australian Defence Force at today’s Royal Commission in Institutional and Child Sexual Abuse.

Hurt in a car accident? Here are four things you must do. Hurt in a car accident? Here are four things you must do.

Published on 16 June 2016: If you’ve been caught up in a car or truck collision, or injured as a pedestrian or cyclist, you’ll probably be under some stress, so it's important to understand what you need to do if you are hurt in the accident.

Crime victims $20,000 better off after Court ruling Crime victims $20,000 better off after Court ruling

Published on 16 June 2016: Victims of crime in Victoria who have received compensation for loss of earnings from other sources such as WorkCover will now be up to $20,000 better off because of a judgment from the Court of Appeal.

State laws to better protect against child abuse State laws to better protect against child abuse

Published on 09 June 2016: New Victorian laws have been introduced to better protect against child abuse, with specific reference to digital media such as Snapchat and Skype.

New Worksafe inspectors are welcome New Worksafe inspectors are welcome

Published on 07 June 2016: The announcement of new WorkSafe inspectors is welcome news and will help to reduce the unacceptably high number of unsafe work sites.

WorkCover stress claims can be successful WorkCover stress claims can be successful

Published on 07 June 2016: Does the Workcover system provide sufficiently for employees suffering from work-related depression, anxiety and other psychological conditions?

Applying to expunge historical homosexual conviction Applying to expunge historical homosexual conviction

Published on 03 June 2016: Information about applying to expunge an historical homosexual conviction in Victoria.

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