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Empty supermarket shelves but unlikely compensation claims

We haven’t seen the World Health Organisation (WHO) classify a pandemic since 2009 where we saw H1N1 influenza, better known…

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The "State of connection": Considerations with cross border workers

Pursuant to section 31A of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Tas) (the Act) the “State of connection” must…

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What is old is new again

On 22 August 2019, the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (Bill) was introduced into Parliament. The Bill,…

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Worker vs Contractor: A more holistic approach?

In Laghaifar v Sealasash Window Renewal System Pty Ltd [2019] TASSC 9, the Supreme Court considered the recurrent issue of…

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Interpreting Section 39 of the Workers Compensation Act 1987

Technical and Further Education Commission t/as TAFE NSW v Whitton [2019] NSWWCCPD 27 – President Judge Phillips Section 39 of…

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Pacific National Pty Ltd v Baldacchino: Court of Appeal gives worker a leg up

On 23 November 2018, the NSW Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Pacific National Pty Ltd v Baldacchino…

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