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Issue 422 - 21 May 2015


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Enter the National Safety Awards today! Nominations close 11 July. Entry is open for Australia’s only independent National Safety Awards. Celebrate your safety heroes and enter the prestigious 2015 NSCA Foundation / GIO National Safety Awards of Excellence today. Now in its 23rd year, Australia’s premier safety awards program continues to celebrate organisations and people who recognise work health and safety as a cornerstone of elite business performance.

Entry is simple and free of charge. For more information on how to celebrate your safety heroes, find out more at and download a Nomination Booklet today.

Best Practice, Best People, Best Performance!


Budget changes veterans’ and politicians’ compo

Changes to veterans’ permanent impairment payments and the introduction of an injury compensation scheme for politicians are included in this year’s federal budget. Read more »

Seacare changes scaled back

The federal government has ditched wholesale changes to the Seacare Authority workers compensation scheme. Read more »

Laws set to reverse

Immediate right of entry and powers to stop unsafe work look set to be restored to pre-Newman government levels in Queensland. Read more »

Lower oil price risks safety

Australia’s oil and gas safety chief wants greater industry attention paid to deficient preventive maintenance in light of the lower oil price. Read more »

Companies enter into enforceable undertaking

Two construction-sector companies have entered into an enforceable undertaking totalling $570,000 after two workers were injured at one company and a metal rod fell into an exclusion zone at the other company. Read more »

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Managing Mental Health at Work

Discuss your challenges and get your questions answered by a panel of experts on developing and sustaining mentally healthy workplaces. Free for NSCA Foundation members.

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Work-Life Boundaries & Practical Mindfulness

Practical perspectives on the role of Work-Life Boundaries and Practical Mindfulness in a Psychologically Safe and Healthy Workplace.

Sydney | Tue 2 June. Read more »
Melbourne | Wed 3 June. Read more »
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Digging for Safety

Free resource on working safely in the electrical industry, produced in collaboration with NECA. Read more »

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