People, organisations and associations with ideas for preventing injuries in the construction industry could access a share of $3 million in funding as part of a new initiative by NSW workers compensation provider icare.
The federal government has committed to almost $6 million in mental health funding to support police and other emergency services personnel.
An additional $3.7 million in funding has been provided for the ABCC, in an effort to eradicate bullying on construction sites.
Safe Work Australia is offering both workplaces and individuals an opportunity to bid for funding to help projects that improve workplace health and safety.
If re-elected, the Labor Victorian Government will provide emergency workers with provisional acceptance payments for mental health injuries.
A leadership scholarship worth up to $8000 is currently available for women who work in the workplace health and safety and HR sectors.
Tasmania is set to receive a $15.3 million emergency services system that will result in increased safety for frontline workers and Tasmanians in critical situations.
3G safety watches that alert emergency services to a wearer's exact location will be given to Victorian health workers to help reduce mental health violence against them.
A safety software company is the latest Aussie start-up to receive crowdfunding valued at nearly $1 million through VentureCrowd.
SafeWork SA is calling for applications for the 2013 Augusta Zadow scholarships, which support the health and safety of women in the workplace.
Research projects focusing on improving outcomes for TAC and WorkSafe Victoria clients have been funded through the ISCRR 2013 Development Grants Program.
The ACT Small Business Workplace Health and Wellbeing Incentive Program has been launched and will be managed by Healthier Work.
The Australian Government will fund three new Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) - focused on alertness, safety and productivity; cell therapy manufacturing; and living with autism spectrum disorders - and provide additional funding to the existing vision CRC to expand its research programs.
The Australian Academy of Science has welcomed the announcement by the Australian Government of funding for bushfire and natural hazard research, through the Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs).
The auDA Foundation board has funded 12 projects this year, including one to help reduce youth self-harm.