Our first ever web post in 2012 is just as relevant today. The names may have changed but the problems and the concerns are still there with old and newly injured workers. OUTRAGED INJURED WORKERS Published 19/04/2012Injured and ill workers last night voiced their concerns on Premier O’Farrell’s recent announcement to “reform” the workers compensation system in NSW. The[…]
Last night Unions NSW invited injured workers and myself to speak to their weekly council meeting. The following is the speech I gave.I’d like to thank unions NSW for inviting me to speak tonight on a topic that has been encompassing my life for the last three years. As I was introduced, I am the current[…]
To acknowledge the five year anniversary of the cuts to workers compensation, on 22 June 2017 at 5.30pm at Trades Hall Unions NSW and the Injured Workers Support Network will host a special meeting of the Labor Council. Each Party represented in the NSW Parliament will be invited to hear the stories of injured workers[…]
The rain is going to hold off. The Magician and Face Painter are booked. We have a Sausage Sizzle happening. The only thing missing is you & your family.
The Injured Workers Support Network is gathering stories about the personal impact of the governments cruel mandatory door shove at five years. Help us get the stories out to the public. What is life going to be like if you are kicked off next year? How does it make you feel? What are you going[…]
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[…]
A Purposeful Conversation Telling your story can be difficult at the best of times – but it’s added complexity when you are trying to use that story to convince someone else that something needs to be done to change your situation, and everyone else who have been injured at work. Perhaps it is something simpler,[…]
Wouldn’t it be great to get your story into the papers? Or a feature on A Current Affair? It is always possible to do that but some realism is needed to succeed. So here are a few rules that can help you get that story into the papers. If you don’t try, you won’t get[…]