There are some days I just want to cry I spoke to a member this week whose living off their credit card. It’s not an isolated case I know. People loosing their houses, their careers, their will to live. These are not just stats on our records, they are real people. But imagine if[…]
What a week to come back from rec leave on!
The two bills to adapt the workers compensation system were introduced last week, and rushed through parliament this week. In all honesty I thought there would be no way the Liberal government would do a rush job this time around and I wasn’t exactly prepared for it when it happened. I apologise for that but at least what they offered wasn’t pulling anything backwards. […]
Where have I been? This week I’ve been in Melbourne for a Community Work Conference. Learning about new developments in community support and welfare work. Sounds a bit strange I know. The Injured Workers Support Network is an amalgam of health, industrial, political and sociological emphasises and practices, but I am a welfare worker[…]
This blog is going to be simple enough to write I think. It has now been one year (almost to the day) since I took over the roll of coordinator at the Injured Workers Support Network. A lot has happened in this year. we now have eight network meetings throughout NSW. Our Facebook has grown[…]
Can I start using the term “that was a big week” again? I overused it in the past I know but if you can forgive me one more time I would be greatful. That was a big week. the Penrith members meetings was well attended and much thanks to Turnerfreeman for their free legal advice[…]
I will start this by saying that I know these blogs arnt as popular as other articles on our website. But if you are reading this then I think you’ve just found a piece of gold. This week has seen not only a recommitment by Fred Nile to conduct a upper house committee inquiry[…]
There are some days where I feel I can take on the whole world and others where I feel I am lost in a sea too deep and vast to ever see the shoreline. There are some days where I feel both in the same day. I have spoken before about people asking me how[…]