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Grill the Ministers at Budget Estimates

It has been a busy year in NSW Parliament, and once again budget estimates are almost upon us. Hearings will be from Thursday 31 August to Friday 8 September 2017. We’d love to hear your thoughts about issues to raise and potential questions to ask. Budget Estimates happen once a year and are one of […]

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Workers compensation: Thousands of injured NSW workers could be disadvantaged after recent court ruling

The Cram Fluid Power v Green decision has huge implications for injured workers across NSW who will be prevented from getting access to necessary medical treatment and income support. The decision states that injured workers will no longer be able to receive additional to lump sum compensation payments if their condition deteriorates over time.   As reported by […]

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Minor compo roll back – a start, but not enough

In the early hours of Thursday morning the Government pushed their most recent raft of changes to Workers Compensation in NSW through the Parliament. The changes roll back some of the savage cuts made to the scheme in 2012, but they do not go far enough. They are putting at most $600 million back into benefits, but […]

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