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Financial scheme to help affected Queensland industries announced

08 March, 2011

A Queensland natural disasters jobs and skills package that will help industries and businesses affected by the summer floods and Cyclone Yasi to recover has been announced.

Grants available for workplace safety initiatives

06 January, 2011

The South Australian Government has recently announced the availability of grants to fund workplace safety initiatives.

Asbestos Innovation Fund launched

17 December, 2010

People suffering from asbestos-related diseases will benefit from a new government fund recently announced by the Minister of Jobs and Workplace Relations.

WorkCover deficit falls by $266 million in six months

18 May, 2010

WorkCover NSW announced recently that its deficit fell dramatically in the second half of 2009.

University receives US$500,000 for construction fatality research

29 March, 2010

RMIT University, located in Melbourne, has received a significant grant from the US safety regulator NIOSH to conduct research into construction-site safety.

WorkSafe Victoria weathers financial storm

04 March, 2010

The recently released WorkSafe Victoria financial report shows that the organisation has dramatically improved its financial position after the GFC.

New Federal Safety Commission fact sheet on funding

06 October, 2009

A fact sheet has been released by the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner to assist recipients of Australian Government funding to implement the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme.

Research grants to prevent work-related injuries and illness

07 July, 2009

Research grants are being made available to South Australians to help build knowledge of workplace health and safety.

EPA provides funding for regional asbestos disposal

25 May, 2009

The Environment Protection Agency has provided funding towards the establishment of several asbestos collection centres in regional Victoria.

$3m grant to increase rail safety

09 April, 2008

Perth company JRB Engineering has received a $2,994,411 Commercial Ready grant to develop a system to enhance rail safety.

$15m grants program to improve workplace safety

07 April, 2008

WorkCover NSW has announced the continuation of a three-year $15 million grants program to improve safety in the workplace.

Grants for OHS and welfare research

18 January, 2008

The government has called for innovative research projects to improve workplace safety in South Australia.

Disability sector safety grants

23 February, 2007

New grants for workplace safety in disability sectors have been announced by the NSW government.

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