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Morn for those who died, fight for those who survived. Not far from where I live is a small cross I walk past it most days of the week. The cross is there to mark the place a young man died while laying cables for the National Broadband Network, a service I now use. In one[…]
Here is a list of some of the international day of mourning events around the NSW Coast. International Day of Mourning 2017 – Blacktown DATE Friday, April 28, 2017 TIME 09:00 AM WHERE Blacktown Showground (Eastern Precinct) on the boardwalk area near the cafe. International Day of Mourning – Wollongong DATE Friday, April 28, 2017[…]
Too many Australians are killed at work each year. In NSW, in the past twelve months alone, over 100 workers have lost their lives on the job while someone suffers a major workplace injury every five minutes. Tomorrow, Friday 28 April is International Workers’ Memorial Day when we stand in solidarity with workers and families around the world in[…]
Once its out its out but who benefits if you lie about not having an injury? “I’ve ben injured at work, should I claim for workers compensation? I’ve heard I’ll screw up my career if I do.” This is the one of the most depressing questions We received at the IWSN[…]
Soldier On supports those who have served by focusing on their physical and mental health, their community and their future. We have assisted thousands as they have dealt with physical and psychological wounds from their service. Soldier On’s mission is to achieve the best reintegrated generation of serving and ex-serving men and women in Australia’s[…]
This weeks video answers the question: If I am on a return to work plan, can my boss put me on a performance plan?
Thousands of injured workers to be forced onto welfare Author: Anna Patty. Original Story: Sydney Morning Herald Since injuring his back as a chef, David Hockey has been fighting constant pain and an insurance company that encouraged him to work in aged care or as a farmer. The 49-year-old has multiple back injuries and is[…]
Rowan Kernebone (coordinator) will be at the Family Inn in Katoomba on the 29th of April presenting Politics in the Pub from 2:30pm.
"Injured Workers Walking Together"
Established in 2011, the Injured Workers Support Network (IWSN) is an organisation whose prime purpose is to assist injured workers in meeting the adjustment needs, psychological issues and re-employment challenges during their injury or illness. The network is able to offer advice in gaining the services for which they are entitled. The network offers: Peer support – opportunity to meet other workers who face the same difficulties and challenges Information regarding the NSW workers compensation system An opportunity for guidance and support while dealing with their injury, illness or disability
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