Changes to NSW Workers Compensation Legislation

On 13 May 2020 the NSW Parliament passed the Covid-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measure – Miscellaneous) Bill 2020 which amended the workers compensation legislation with respect to claims made by employees who contract Covid-19. The amendments only refer...

Amendment to the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (QLD)

The Queensland Government recently passed amendments to a range of legislation including the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) (the Act). Two of the most significant changes for Members as a result of these amendments are outlined below: Amendment of the time limit...

Managing the Risk of Fatigue at Work

Given the increase in working hours that some employees in the aged care sector have been performing for single and multiple employers due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, it would be beneficial for Members to assess whether fatigue is an issue in their workforces. Fatigue...