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  1. 30 Aug

    Carer Assaulted – Employer Not Liable

    In Stokes v House with No Steps[1] Jackson J of the Supreme Court of Queensland at Brisbane dismissed an injured worker’s claim for damages for personal injury after being assaulted by residents being cared for. The injured worker was a residential...

  2. 26 Aug

    Preventing Scams at Local Government Level

    In August 2016, a Queensland Council reported it had lost over $450,000 of ratepayers’ money to scammers. The Council made nine separate payments after being duped by scammers posing as one of their providers of professional services. The Council...

  3. 25 Aug

    Review of the model WHS Regulations for Diving Work: Consultation Regulation Impact Statement

    Safe Work Australia is reviewing the model WHS Regulations for diving work to ensure they improve safety without imposing an unnecessary compliance burden on diving operators. The Agency has produced a Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) with...

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