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2016 Comcare Rehabilitation Case Manager Forum in May 2016

Reported by Haydee | 12 Apr, 2016

Rehabilitation case managers are invited to a forum in May 2016 to understand issues that are preventing workers from returning to work in a timely manner, discuss strategies to overcome these obstacles, and examine the fundamentals that lead to a successful return to work following an injury.

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Full worker’s compensation restored for injured police officers in SA

Reported by Haydee | 15 Feb, 2016

The Police Association of South Australia and the SA Government have reached an agreement to provide ongoing medical cover and income support for police officers who have been injured in the line of duty, who have not been able to return to work within two years of their injury.

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New Fit Note to help injured workers get back to work

Reported by Haydee | 18 Sep, 2015

Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz announced on Wednesday a new ‘fit note’ to assist sick and injured workers get back to work has been developed for use by all General Practitioners in the ACT and surrounding region before a potential national expansion.

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Get back to work to get better

Reported by Haydee | 02 Jun, 2015

A new public awareness campaign has been launched on Sunday to help injured workers get back to work.

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WorkCover to visit Gladstone employers

Reported by Haydee | 03 May, 2015

WorkCover Queensland is set to visit Gladstone-based businesses in the construction, manufacturing and technical service industries this month to raise awareness on the importance of covering workers correctly for workplace injury.

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Resources for return to work coordinators

Reported by Haydee | 04 Mar, 2015

Return to Work SA has partnered with Return to Work Matters to provide relevant tools and practical resources for return to work coordinators including handbooks and webinars.

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WorkCover Queensland to visit Mackay

Reported by Haydee | 02 Mar, 2015

WorkCover Queensland will visit businesses in the construction, manufacturing and retail industries this month to raise awareness on the importance of covering workers correctly for workplace injuries.

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12-month report shows improvements in support for injured workers

Reported by Haydee | 03 Dec, 2014

Finance and Services Minister Dominic Perrottet and Small Business Minister John Barilaro on Tuesday have revealed that small business employers and workers are greatly benefitting from changes to workers compensation scheme making NSW a safer and more productive place to work.

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New Comcare chief begins work

Reported by Haydee | 26 Aug, 2014

Comcare’s new Chief Executive Officer started on Monday. Ms Jennifer Taylor replaced former Comcare CEO, Paul O’Connor.

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New Safety, Return to Work and Support chief announced

Reported by Haydee | 07 Aug, 2014

The Safety, Return to Work and Support (SRWS) division welcomed its new Chief Executive Officer on Tuesday to replace outgoing CEO Julie Newman who retired from the position on August 1.