victorian workcover authority

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Craig’s Table

By | 2018-02-26T16:10:34+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Work / System, Workcover|

Australian employers and injured workers, here comes your new workers’ compensation system, Craig’s Table! And a very beautiful supportive human that I’m proud to call a friend (and huge support during my battles), Rosemary McKenzie Ferguson is the [...]

My workers compensation battle is turning into a WorkSafe carnivale

By | 2017-12-11T09:18:42+00:00 September 28th, 2016|My rants, system, Work / System, Workcover|

It’s been a huge few weeks for WorkSafe and injured workers in Victoria. I’ve always encouraged anyone who contacted me with their frustrations and horrid experiences of being an injured worker in Victoria to call their Ombudsman. The Ombudsman’s role, [...]

Interactions Between Injured Workers and Insurers in Workers’ Compensation Systems: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Research Literature.

By | 2017-12-11T09:18:43+00:00 August 16th, 2014|work, Work / System, Workcover|

Most research on the effects of compensation has concentrated on examining outcomes rather than considering the compensation process itself... The majority of interactions were negative and resulted in considerable psychosocial consequences for injured workers

Yet Another Comedy of Errors: Act III, the Outcome

By | 2017-12-11T16:13:59+00:00 August 4th, 2014|My rants, Work / System, Workcover|

But we are grateful to the Conciliator and to WorkCover Assist who helped me to show that through Theo’s and my own initiative I have created my work position. Had we not done this I would have remained in receipt of full compensation payments and Theo could have found a job. Theo was allowed to explain the printmaking process to the VWA-appointed Agent (K) and to point out that it was impossible for me to undertake this task without significant assistance, as was the case for the creation of my book and for my daily work and living. However, their support, although most welcome, failed to make any impression on K or his successor, X. The roles of the Conciliator and WorkCover Assist in this comedy have been reduced to the pointless exercise of pushing pieces of paper around.

My reply from the Victorian Workcover Authority

By | 2017-12-11T16:13:59+00:00 June 19th, 2014|My rants, Work / System, Workcover|

I thought it best to start another post rather than comment below my original post, Formal Complaint to WorkSafe. This really deserves some space and attention. I don’t think I need to say too much other than to explain the [...]