Category - Workers
Proposed changes to South Australia’s ICAC Act pose an intolerable risk to the community, writes TGB senior associate Samuel Joyce, who argues there is an “unhealthy deference” to the current Commissioner.
Read the full column for InDaily.com.au here.
Bad language in the workplace – it’s the curse of employees Australia-wide.
But can swearing at work get you sacked?
TGB’s senior employment lawyer Andrew Clare spoke to Channel 7’s Today Tonight about what is and isn’t acceptable language in today’s workplace.
Watch the full story here.
A new payment will help Defence veterans battling mental health issues while waiting for their compensation claim to be assessed by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Last week the federal government passed the Veterans’ Affairs Reform Bill, creating the new payment, as well as opening up training and counseling opportunities...
Defence abuse survivors have renewed hope following the Commonwealth Ombudsman’s announcement of a new reparations scheme.
For survivors this new, less restrictive scheme represents a second chance at reparations and recognition for abuse suffered while serving their country, and follows the 2016 closure of the Defence Abuse...
If you're an injured worker and want to take a holiday, you need to follow these steps first, writes TGB Senior Associate Olla Kutieleh
Tindall Gask Bentley senior associate Nakkie Le Roux explains how medical expenses are paid under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (the Act).
“How will I pay for all of this?” It’s a question we are often asked by injured workers who fear for their long-term health and are unsure how they will...
Queensland’s workers’ compensation is complex. In this blog we answer five questions commonly asked by our clients.
How do I lodge a claim?
A workers compensation claim must be lodged within 6 months of sustaining the injury or becoming entitled to compensation (i.e. requiring a medical expense paid or time off...
Recovering from any physical or psychological injury is hard. Many of our clients find some solace in taking action with their compensation claim as soon as possible. In this blog, we list some of the most common personal injury claims and the time frames within which you need to start them.
If you’ve been...
Defence veterans disheartened by the constant struggle that is the military compensation claims process have received a glimmer of hope on two fronts.
The Federal Government today committed an extra $31 million to help veterans struggling with mental health issues. This announcement follows that by Defence Minister Marise Payne...
There are currently more than 300,000 injury claims with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs right now.
This means thousands of current and former Defence men and women are still awaiting recognition for injuries sustained while serving their country. But Australia’s military compensation system is complex and full...