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  1. Propel to be Sued

    29 July 2022 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Plaintiff sustained injuries when a propeller came into contact with his left leg while he was re-boarding a motorised marine vessel (having dived into the water to retrieve his Akubra).

  2. Dismissal for vaccination delay ruled unfair

    1 July 2022 | Insurance & Health Law

    The FWC finds that the Commissioner of Public Employment unfairly dismissed an unvaccinated worker as it failed to allow the worker to obtain specialist medical advice following the worker’s family member suffering a severe adverse reaction to a COVID-19 vaccine.

  3. Mandatory Vaccinations: A workers’ compensation pickle

    4 November 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    Generally, employers have a statutory obligation under relevant workplace health and safety legislation to ensure (so far as reasonably practicable) the health and safety of its employees. Mandatory vaccination policies are, for some employers, now being...

  4. Mandatory Vaccinations: A Jab at Employees’ Privacy?

    21 October 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    Following the rise of government mandated vaccinations across multiple industries and workers in Australia, it's unsurprising to see that many employers, whose businesses are not affected by these government mandates, are also choosing to follow suit...

  5. JabWatch: Your Guide to Mandatory COVID Vaccinations Across Australia

    20 October 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    Welcome to JabWatch – a collection of useful resources and insights covering everything you need to know about mandatory vaccinations in Australia. Initiated by our Employment Law team, JabWatch will keep you up to date with the latest information,...

  6. Mandatory Vaccines in the Workplace: Lawful & Reasonable Management Directions

    30 September 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    In our last insights, which you can find here and here we provided an overview of the things to take into consideration if you are either looking to introduce mandatory vaccinations in your business or are looking to comply with a mandatory vaccination direction issued by the government, whether...

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