Industrial Relations

WorkCover belatedly apologises to bullied worker Wayne Butler

WorkCover has provided bullied employee Wayne Butler an official apology for his treatment whilst working for the organisation, and since. The apology was also circulated to WorkCover’s employees through their intranet systems: CEO_message_Apology. A full copy of the apology is available here: WorkCover Apology to Wayne Butler  This follows the June 2013 finding by the Industrial […]

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Wombats, Logging and Glenbog State Forest

In August this year a number of wombats were buried alive in their burrows during logging at Glenbog State Forest. When the Minister for Primary Industries was asked by David in Budget Estimates about these destructive logging operations her response was evasive and utterly without concern for the plight of these native animals. David has […]

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Animals in the Wild Exhibition in Berrima

Our Animals in the Wild photographic competition was taken to Berrima last week with the exhibition being displayed at the Bell Gallery thanks to the fantastic support and organisation of the Southern Highlands Greens and Wingecarribee WIRES. Animals in the Wild is an important part of our campaign against recreational hunting. The photo competition encouraged animal lovers and nature […]

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EVENT: Film screening of ‘The Lab’

The Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine presents the investigative documentary “The Lab” which looks at the Israeli arms industry and the nexus between this industry and the ongoing military occupation of Palestine at the NSW Parliament on Tuesday October 14th in conjunction with the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Palestine who are hosting the […]

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Operation Protea hearings: Day one

The first public hearing of the Police Integrity Commission “Operation Protea” today provided some idea of what was to come. The comprehensive opening statement from Counsel Assisting the Commission set out the scope of the inquiry as follows:  This is a public hearing under ss 32 and 33 of the Police Integrity Commission Act 1996 […]

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WorkCover Bullying inquiry submissions accepted until 17 October 2014

The “Review of the inquiry into allegations of bullying in WorkCover NSW” is currently accepting submissions until the 17 October 2014, with the committee’s final report due by the 11 December 2014. We strongly encourage interested parties to consider making a submission to this inquiry. Submissions may be lodged online on the Parliamentary website here. […]

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10/50 Clearing Code SNAP ACTION Tuesday 14 October 2014

On Tuesday 14 October 2014 there will be a snap action outside Parliament to protest the 10/50 land clearing laws and the impact that they are having on communities across NSW. We strongly encourage anyone who can make it to come along. More details about the laws, and the campaign work that this office is […]

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