TOPIC: Work rights

Workplace injuries and fatalities still prevalent, especially in construction

Workplace injuries and fatalities still prevalent, especially in construction

The construction, trade and mining industry sees workplace injuries and fatalities grow. Find out what you should do if you've been in a workplace accident.

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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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Featured articles

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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Wills & estates

Everything you should know about DIY wills

DIY Wills seems like an easy option, however there are common mistakes that people make which can cause the Will to be invalid. Learn more about Wills here.

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