#PutYourBootsOut. In memory of those who have not returned.

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[…]

Meeting with a Politician

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[…]

Injured Worker Support and Representation in Tasmania – Do we need more?

Injured Worker Support and Representation in Tasmania – Do we need more? Author: Dr Peter Sharman Posted on December 17, 2016 In the early days of this site I wrote an article about Injured Worker Support Websites where I asked for comments about the best approach to provide such support. There was a lot of negativity about the WorkCover Victim website at[…]

RALLY IN SYDNEY 12:30 TODAY. NSW Parliament House

Are you standing with us today at 12:30? Picture: Sylvia Liber (Illawarra Mercury)The Upper House Inquiry Starts Today. At 12:30 outside of NSW Parliament  Injured Workers Support Network ​members, Unions NSW and our supporters will be protesting outside of the parliament on Macquarie Street Sydney to show that we aren’t just manilla folders on an insurers desk. That[…]