Thousands of injured workers to lose compo before Christmas

This Christmas thousands of injured workers are set to lose their workers compensation because of the savage cuts  brought in by the Liberal National government in 2012, and supported by Fred Nile and the Shooters. No one chooses to be injured at work, but if you are...
Silicosis epidemic on track to become the new black lung

Silicosis epidemic on track to become the new black lung

A creeping epidemic of lung disease that is killing young workers has been uncovered by the Parliamentary Inquiry into the operation of the NSW dust diseases scheme. The inquiry has found that the engineered stone products used particularly for kitchen and bathroom...
Minor compo roll back – a start, but not enough

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...
Injured Workers Day 2015

Injured Workers Day 2015

Friday Marked Injured Workers Day. It marks three years since the Coalition government introduced legislation that that led to the savage and unnecessary cuts to the workers compensation scheme. This is the day to reflect on the injured workers who have lost their...