Compo changes, thousands benefit but thousands to still miss out   

Compo changes, thousands benefit but thousands to still miss out  

Thousands of injured workers will benefit, but thousands more will miss out, from a modest workers compensation reform package announced by the NSW government today. The government’s $1 billion reform package represents only a small part of the multi-billion surplus...
Anzac Day deserves to be a proper public holiday like any other

Anzac Day deserves to be a proper public holiday like any other

As published by the Sydney Morning Herald: Anzac Day is our national day of respect and remembrance. It is the day on which we reflect on the tragedy, sacrifice and waste of war. We promise not only to never forget, but also to learn from the past. This year, as the...
What happened to the Anzac Day public holiday?

What happened to the Anzac Day public holiday?

The Greens NSW are calling for the NSW Premier to step in and give workers a weekday public holiday to commemorate the Anzac Day centenary anniversary. This year, because April 25th falls on a Saturday the NSW government has decided to only make that Saturday a public...
Greens support electrical workers right to strike

Greens support electrical workers right to strike

The Electrical Trades Union (ETU) has been hauled before the Fair Work Commission in an attempt to terminate lawfully protected industrial action as workers fight to secure their jobs in the face of the imminent privatisation of the electricity network. The NSW...

WorkCover NSW and Mr Hilton Grugeon [Question Time]

This answer was delivered on 22/10/2014. You can see the original contribution here. The Hon. MATTHEW MASON-COX: On 17 September Mr David Shoebridge asked me a question about communications between the office of the Minister for Finance and Services and the offices of...