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Changes to Working-With-Children Checks Apply from August 1st 2017

Published on August 19, 2017

As a result of the Royal Commission into child sex abuse in institutions, five amendments…

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Practical Tips for Workplace Ergonomics

Published on April 22, 2017

Workplace health and safety is about more than just avoiding accidents and injuries. It’s also…

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Higher Damages Awarded Recently for Victims of Sexual Harassment

Published on April 20, 2017

All employers in Australia are responsible for maintaining health and safety in their workplaces. This…

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Obligations and Risks Associated with Running Op Shops

Published on November 9, 2016

A not-for-profit Opportunity Shop can provide a good way to generate some extra income and…

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Working Bees: Keeping Your Volunteers Safe on the Day

Published on October 23, 2016

A lot can be achieved by getting a bunch of willing volunteers together to work…

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Preventing Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment in Your Organisation

Published on May 26, 2016

Under Federal and State anti-discrimination laws and the Fair Work Act, Australian employers are charged…

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Chemical Safety in Church Organisations

Published on June 11, 2013

Under Work Health and Safety regulations, PCBUs (Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking) must ensure…

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Keeping Your Clergy and Staff Safe at Work

Published on March 26, 2013

Practising sound injury prevention strategies and maintaining a safe workplace for staff is as important…

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Tips for Prevention of Scalds and Burns

Published on March 26, 2013

Just as safety in the home is a priority when dealing with heat, it’s also…

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Volunteers’ Responsibilities in Church Organisations

Published on March 26, 2013

Church volunteers have a responsibility to work safely and not compromise the safety of others,…

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