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Service station brawls and 2am falls, can they result in compensable injuries?

Australia - November 20 2018 With the silly season approaching, these recent decisions on injuries that occur in circumstances that are not ordinary to the workplace, serve as a…

A breach of policies and procedures doesn’t necessarily equate to serious and wilful misconduct

Australia - August 16 2018 This case summary looks at whether an injury to an employee arose from serious and wilful misconduct under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation…

Employer doesn’t have to provide all grounds, but it must prove at least one

Australia - May 15 2018 The Supreme Court dismissed an employer's appeal following an unsuccessful s81A hearing, confirming the need for clear evidence which addresses all…

Cessation of Weekly Payments on Account of Age - A Comparison Across all Jurisdictions

Australia - February 28 2018 From 1 January 2018, a number of amendments to the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Tas) (the Act) came into effect. Of particular…

2018 Amendments to the Workers’ Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Tas)

Australia - February 26 2018 From 1 January 2018, a number of amendments to the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (the Act) came into effect. The government…