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  • June 22, 2021Full Federal Court makes finding on late night out for Telstra worker

    Dring v Telstra Corporation Limited [2021] FCAFC 50.   Key Points: The Full Federal Court was asked to consider whether a Telstra employee sustained an injury arising out of, or in the course of, her employment. The Full Court considered the principles in Hatzimanolis, PVYW, and Westrupp, and whether there was a sufficient connection between […]

  • June 22, 2021Tribunal applies May and finds Armoured Vehicle Driver is no longer entitled to compensation for arm injury

    Pearson and Prosegur Pty Ltd [2021] AATA 312.   Key Points: The Tribunal was asked to decide whether Mr Pearson was entitled to ongoing compensation for incapacity to work and medical treatment expenses, in respect of a soft tissue injury to the left arm. The Tribunal considered the principles in Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission […]

  • June 22, 2021Tribunal finds ATO Analyst suffered burnout and depression from employment

    Gibson and Comcare [2021] AATA 1183.   Key Points: The Tribunal was asked to consider liability for a psychological condition suffered by an analyst for the Australian Taxation Office. The Tribunal found that the reasonable administrative action exclusion did not apply to this claim, and ultimately concluded that the condition was contributed to, to a […]

  • June 22, 2021Tribunal affirms Cleanaway’s position on hernia claims and reasonable administrative action

    Barry and Cleanaway Operations Pty Ltd [2021] AATA 369.   Key Points: The Tribunal was asked to decide whether a truck driver was entitled to compensation in respect of a hernia and a psychological condition. The Tribunal did not accept the evidence of the employee and found that there was no evidence that a hernia […]

  • June 14, 2021HBA’s Andrew Lu named on Queen’s Birthday Honours List

    Congratulations to HBA’s own Dr Andrew Lu for being named on the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours List for “significant service to the visual and performing arts, to the law and to legal education”. Dr Lu has been appointed a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. He is the only Western […]

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