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  • September 17, 2021Tribunal affirms decision to cease compensation to Australia Post employee for 1993 work injury

    Hickey and Australian Postal Corporation [2021] AATA 1521 (20 May 2021).   Key Points: The Tribunal was asked to consider ongoing liability to pay compensation to an Australia Post employee in respect of a lower back injury sustained in 1993. Australia Post produced evidence that the worker would have recovered within three months after the […]

  • September 7, 2021Tribunal finds a fall in the course of employment did not cause or aggravate a rotator cuff injury

    Dzajkoska and Comcare (Compensation) [2021] AATA 2035.   Key Points The Tribunal was asked to determine liability for a shoulder injury suffered when an Administration Officer fell over in a carpark at Sydney Airport. The Tribunal found that the employee’s shoulder injury was pre-existing and was not aggravated by the fall. The Tribunal found in […]

  • September 7, 2021Tribunal finds Youth Worker suffered lower back injury while setting up for Karaoke event

    FSBS and Australian Capital Territory [2021] AATA 1661.   Key Points: The Tribunal was asked to consider liability for a back injury sustained by a Youth Worker while carrying chairs at a school. The Tribunal found that the employee suffered a soft tissue strain injury, as a result of the work incident. The Tribunal set […]

  • August 17, 2021Crawford’s Australian law firm appoints more top talent

    Media Release       BRISBANE:  HBA Legal, part of Crawford & Company®, the world’s largest publicly listed independent provider of claims management and outsourcing solutions, is continuing to strengthen its Queensland workers’ compensation, insurance litigation and public liability expertise, appointing highly regarded solicitor Robert Parcell as Special Counsel. With 30 years’ experience, Parcell is the […]

  • August 6, 2021Success and clarity for labour hire companies across Australia: casual workers are just that, casual.

    It is a question which has challenged and confused Australian employers, particularly labour hire companies, in recent years. While it has been a long time coming, employers now have clarity that casual workers are just that, casual. They are not required to be paid leave entitlements – leave entitlements are reserved for permanent employees. This […]

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