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Evidence-based program boosts resources sector mental health

03 August, 2020

A $500K mental health program in Queensland's Bowen Basin will strive to improve mental health outcomes for resources sector workers after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Regional accelerator program boosts ventilator innovation

15 June, 2020

The METS Regional Innovation Accelerator Program has been introduced in Victoria to help regionally based mining businesses fast-track safety product innovation.

Matchmaking manufacturers: to boost COVID-19 supply chains

25 May, 2020

A national matchmaking platform for manufacturers to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak has been expanded, to continue to provide solutions after the pandemic.

Work from home mobile app: free for six months

30 March, 2020

Safe365 has announced that its smartphone app will be freely available for the next six months to small and medium-sized enterprises on their Starter Plans.

Industry welcomes latest COVID-19 economic response

24 March, 2020

The building and construction and trucking industries have welcomed the Australian Government's second coronavirus stimulus package, announced on 22 March.

icare starts $3m fund for preventing construction injuries

31 July, 2019

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.

More govt support for police mental health

26 April, 2019

The federal government has committed to almost $6 million in mental health funding to support police and other emergency services personnel.

Funding aims to stop construction site bullying

14 December, 2018

An additional $3.7 million in funding has been provided for the ABCC, in an effort to eradicate bullying on construction sites.

Funding on offer for WHS projects

18 September, 2018

Safe Work Australia is offering both workplaces and individuals an opportunity to bid for funding to help projects that improve workplace health and safety.

More mental health support for Vic emergency workers

14 September, 2018

If re-elected, the Labor Victorian Government will provide emergency workers with provisional acceptance payments for mental health injuries.

Women in safety offered scholarship opportunity

21 May, 2018

A leadership scholarship worth up to $8000 is currently available for women who work in the workplace health and safety and HR sectors.

New system to improve safety for Tassie emergency services

07 April, 2016

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.

Safety watches to protect mental health workers

03 February, 2016

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.

Crowdfunding helps expand safety technology start-up

20 October, 2015

A safety software company is the latest Aussie start-up to receive crowdfunding valued at nearly $1 million through VentureCrowd.

Scholarships support health, safety of women at work

12 March, 2013

SafeWork SA is calling for applications for the 2013 Augusta Zadow scholarships, which support the health and safety of women in the workplace.

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