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[…]
The workers compensation system is controlled by the government legislation. If you want to lay the blame for the system you are under it lies there with the government. The parliament, specifically the liberal National government has the capacity to make changes to that legislation and talking to their MP’s and decision makers (both in[…]
Why should someone write to a politician? For each letter about an issue a local politician receives the general theory is that at least 100 people in their electorate feel the same way. Whether that’s true or not the important thing is that if a local MP doesn’t hear about an issue, they are unlikely[…]
Social media is a great tool to find and inform a large number of people without a great deal of expense, but does require time and effort.
The IWSN uses social media, in particular Facebook and Twitter to get our message across. What we do you can do too. […]