The IWSN has always been bigger than one person.Yesterday Rowan Kernebone announced that he was moving on as the IWSN Coordinator but it doesn’t mean the IWSN itself is moving anywhere. We are and have always been a group of volunteers and activists dedicated to the cause -but there may be some changes.So, what next[…]
Three years as the Injured Workers Support Network Coordinator has taught me a lot. Here are just three things I have learnt. Change happens. Seriously, I can count ten ways we at the IWSN have helped, inspired or forced change to the workers compensation system in NSW. From the early days where we forced people[…]
The Union Organiser & Workers Compensation. Assisting a member after a workplace injury can be one of the most difficult things a union organiser can do. There is the physical impact of the injury, the emotional impact and also the impact on their workplace and that’s just the start. This is a short guide[…]
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’srecent announcement to “reform” the workers compensation system in NSW.The[…]
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2016 Workers Compensation Handbook NSW Workers Comp Comcare Its time to start thinking about revising the Handbooks. What goes in and what is revised and to ask if anyone wants to help review and revise any part of the handbook itself. So, Ideas, suggestions and volunteers needed for the 2017 Workers compensation handbooks.
Taking medication is part and parcel of overcoming and injury and can be mandatory for coping with an acquired disability and managing pain.But do you have the right understanding of how your medication works? Do you worry about what that list of side-effects actually means? or how drug x works if you are taking drug[…]
Workers Compensation & Income Tax. Disclaimer:This information provided below is complied from other sources and should not be taken as professional advice. Always check with the Australian Taxation office, your accountant or a tax expert prior to relying on this advice.Shortly your insurer and/or employer will be sending you your income certificates. This is a[…]