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Wednesday 17 Sep 2014

Building products company accused of putting profits ahead of asbestos victims

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Tuesday 26 Aug 2014

The Abbott Government has established a review into the consultative arrangements related to the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS). Submission close 1 September 2014.

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Monday 25 Aug 2014

There will be two conferences for Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) during WorkSafe Tasmania month. The first HSR conference will be held in Launceston on Monday 29 September 2014. The conference will be repeated in Hobart on Monday 27 October. Follow the link to register. The conferences have been organised by Union Tasmania with the assistance of the ACTU.

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Friday 22 Aug 2014

Unions NSW will be holding its 2014 OHS and Workers' Injury Compensation Conference on Thursday 9 & Friday 10 October 2014.

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Friday 22 Aug 2014

Brendan O'Connor MHR has accepted an invitation to address the 2014 ACTU OHS and Workers' Injury Compensation Conference to be held on 13 & 14 October. Mr O'Connor is the Shadow Minister with portfolio responsibility for many of the important issues that will be considered at the conference. Book your place now to take advantage of the early bird registration.

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Friday 22 Aug 2014

The annual ACTU OHS and Workers' Injury Compensation Conference will be held at the Melbourne city campus of Victoria University on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 October 2014. Registration is open to Health and Safety Representatives and other union workplace representatives, union industrial officers and other specialist staff. For more information, visit the conference website

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Friday 22 Aug 2014

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is holding the inaugural International Conference on Asbestos Awareness and Management 2014.

November is National Asbestos Awareness Month and the agency has organised a conference featuring well renowned international experts in asbestos management, health, advocacy and governance to challenge delegates into thinking how Australia can drive change in our region and globally when it comes to the continued manufacturing and distribution of asbestos containing materials. 

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Friday 1 Aug 2014

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has embarked on an review of Australia's OHS laws. The issues paper released by the Abbott Government makes clear that the rights of unions and health and safety representatives to protect workers is under threat. Make your views known to your union, to Comcare (if you are covered by the federal scheme) or to your state or territory OHS Regulator.

Have your say by phoning or emailing. Tell the review that OHS laws should not be watered down.

Western Australia: COB Wednesday 30 July 2014

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Thursday 31 Jul 2014

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Friday 18 Jul 2014

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Friday 18 Jul 2014

Source: Why Mr. Abbott?

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Friday 18 Jul 2014

Source: Hobart Mercury

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Friday 18 Jul 2014

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Friday 18 Jul 2014

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Friday 18 Jul 2014

Source: CFMEU Victoria

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