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A Bill known as the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 has been tabled in the Queensland Parliament.
The legislation will repeal changes introduced by the Newman Government which imposed a threshold (greater than 5% Degree of Permanent Impairment) for pursuing a common law (damages) claim. Those changes prevented a...Read more
Cheap Chinese-made aluminium cladding that does not comply with Australian standards and is blamed for a big fire in Melbourne has now also been found in two hospitals there, prompting calls for Queensland authorities to investigate state building projects here too.
The imported non-compliant cladding has been blamed for a big high rise fire in Melbourne and Brisbane...Read more