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Comcare granted leave to appeal PVYW decision - 10 May 2013
The High Court today granted Comcare’s special leave to appeal application in the PVYW case.
Further honour for Megan at Safe Work Australia Awards - 30 Apr 2013
Megan Evans from the Department of Human Services took out the Best Individual Contribution to Health and Safety category at the most recent Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.
Comcare welcomes Human Rights Commission publication - 17 Apr 2013
Comcare today welcomed the publication by the Human Rights Commission of benchmark standards for the humane treatment of people held in Australian detention centres.
Date set in PVYW case - 16 Apr 2013
The High Court has advised that Comcare’s special leave application to appeal the decision in Comcare v PVYW will be heard before the Full Court at 9:30 am on Friday, 10 May 2013 on Level 23 of the Law Courts Building, Queens Square Sydney.
Nominations are open for the 2013 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.
Seacare finalists in Safe Work Australia announced - 04 Feb 2013
Three winners at the recent Seacare Awards have been named as finalists in the 8th annual Safe Work Australia awards.
Safe Work Australia has announced the finalists in their annual safety awards which include three winners from the recent Comcare Work Health and Safety awards.
Comcare seeks special leave to appeal in PVYW Case - 14 Jan 2013
Comcare has lodged an application for special leave to appeal to the High Court of Australia in respect of the Full Court of the Federal Court’s decision in Comcare v PVYW handed down on 13 December 2012.
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has been fined $210 000 following Comcare action over a boating accident on Lake Burrinjuck in New South Wales nearly two years ago.
Decision of PVYW case - 14 Dec 2012
Yesterday the Federal Court dismissed the appeal in relation to the Comcare v PVYW case.