The Workers Compensation Handbook 2016 is designed to provide information to help you understand workers compensation and resolve matters locally. The Injured Workers Support Network has tried to ensure the information provided in this handbook is accurate as of the date of its release.
This information is for Comcare The Australian Federal Workers Compensation system. Most Defence Force personnel are coverer by different legislation.
The Injured Workers Support Network is available to union and non-union injured workers for advice and support.
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The Injured Workers Support Network would like to thank the following people for their time in developing, writing and editing this handbook:
| Prinola Gurie|| David Henry|| Shay Degrure|
|Marija Marsic|| Sussan Habbib|| Michelle Burgess|| Rowan Kernebone|
A special thank you to Unions NSW & the affiliate unions of the Workers Health Centre for their assistance:
CFMEU (construction & General Division)
| RTBU|| MUA||NSW Fire Brigade Employees’ Union|| United Voice|
|HSU|| NSW Teachers Federation|| ASU|
| NSW PSA|| NUW (NSW Branch)|| Australian Meat Industry Employees’ Union|| NTEU (NSW)|
| AWU (Port Kembla)|| Police Association of NSW|| CEPU (plumbing Division)|| TWU (NSW)|
|IEU|| CPSU (NSW)|| Textile clothing & Footwear Union|| CEPU (T & S Division)|
| AMWU|| Aust Inst Marine & Power Engineers (NSW District)|
The Injured Workers Support Network is a program of the Industrial Health and Research Centre & Workers Health Centre with support from our members and volunteers.
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