TOPIC: Work rights

Better services urgently needed for our veterans

Better services urgently needed for our veterans

Our military compensation scheme serves a valuable role in helping veterans who have been injured in the line of duty, but the scheme can also be very complex and is in urgent need of reform to ensure it properly assists our veterans and their families.

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Being forced to choose between life and limb

Being forced to choose between life and limb

During a shocking workplace accident in 2007, Gerald Wilkie was forced to do something that no one should ever have to contemplate – decide between life and limb.

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Ladders in the workplace

Ladders in the workplace

Working from ladders can be more dangerous than many people expect.

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Vicarious trauma: identifying the warning signs

Vicarious trauma: identifying the warning signs

Exposure to trauma through your job can have serious health consequences.

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Road rights

5 things cyclists want car drivers to know

Bicycles are legally recognised as a vehicle on the road, meaning cyclists enjoy the same rights to use public roads as other road users.

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Asbestos

We need to talk about silicosis

Respiratory disease silicosis poses a threat to a new generation of Aussie workers.

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Will disputes

Everything you should know about DIY wills

DIY wills may seem like an easy option, but they're often more trouble than they're worth. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls.

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