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Signs your workplace does not take mental health seriously

29 October, 2020

The Black Dog Institute is urging workplaces to proactively support employees who need mental health support by implementing proven programs.


Two regional deaths prompt WorkSafe WA investigation

23 September, 2020

WorkSafe WA investigators are inspecting two separate incidents that led to the deaths of two men in Emu Flats and Benger.


Qld Mines Minister announces resignation from politics

15 September, 2020

Queensland's mining and resources sector has described Mine Safety Minister Anthony Lynham as a safety reformer, following news of his retirement from politics.


NSW Govt introduces pop-up COVID-19 testing for truckies

31 August, 2020

The NSW Government has unveiled pop-up COVID-19 testing clinics in Narrandera and Tarcutta, to introduce safety measures for freight workers during the pandemic.


Advisory group established to improve workplace safety

20 August, 2020

The NSW Government has established the Family and Injured Worker Support Group to help shape NSW workplace policy and support services.


Senior miners appointed to Qld safety board

10 June, 2020

Four senior miners have joined the body that sets and maintains the standards for safety roles in Queensland's mines.


NSW Government releases 'COVIDSafe Transport Plan'

26 May, 2020

The NSW Government has released its plan to provide a safe public transport network amid COVID-19, with substantial changes to NSW public transport services.


Queensland gets 60 more paramedics to help fight COVID-19

21 April, 2020

The Palaszczuk government has fast-tracked 60 Queensland Ambulance Services officers, to help healthcare workers fight COVID-19.


Minerals industry working together amidst COVID-19 crisis

26 March, 2020

The Minerals Council of Australia has revealed that the minerals sector is working to ensure worker safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.


SafeWork SA temporarily closes customer front counter

25 March, 2020

To minimise face-to-face interaction amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, SafeWork SA has temporarily closed its Customer Service Front Counters.


Two deaths over tragic Labour Day weekend

13 March, 2020

Two workers have died in separate incidents over the Labour Day long weekend in Victoria; WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the deaths.


Painter killed by fall from roof

12 February, 2020

A 69-year-old painter has died after falling through a carport roof in Victoria. WorkSafe Victoria is investigating the incident.


Truck driver dies after workplace incident in Ballarat

03 February, 2020

A man has died in an industrial yard in Ballarat; this brings the number of workplace deaths in 2020 to five, which is two more than this time last year.


Children face many hazards in the workplace

13 January, 2020

WorkSafe WA has urged employers to keep children away from workplaces, particularly factories and construction sites, during the school holidays.


Qld launches campaign to help cultivate farm safety

18 November, 2019

Queenslanders, help keep your workmates safe by sharing your farm safety tips to Twitter via #safefarmqld.


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