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Cleanaway charged over fatality  - 02 Aug 2017

Waste management company Cleanaway has been charged over a fatal incident involving a recycling truck in Melbourne.

Companies charged over military vehicle incident  - 19 Jul 2017

Two Department of Defence contractors are facing multiple work health and safety charges over an incident in which a worker was almost crushed by an army vehicle.

Comcare premium scheme fully funded  - 04 Jul 2017

The Comcare workers’ compensation scheme is fully funded for the first time since 2010, three years ahead of the 2020 target for scheme recovery.

ACT Government to stay in Comcare scheme  - 05 Jun 2017

Comcare welcomes the ACT Government’s decision to remain in the federal workers’ compensation scheme.

John Holland fined over crane accident  - 29 May 2017

John Holland has been fined $281,250 over an incident in which a worker narrowly escaped being crushed at an Adelaide construction site.

Recent Federal Court Decision – Lim v Comcare  - 28 Apr 2017

Recent media has indicated that the decision made by the Full Bench of the Federal Court, handed down on Monday 24 April 2017 in the matter of Lim v Comcare, will result in Comcare having to accept previously denied claims.

Cleanaway fined over Adelaide chemical fire  - 20 Apr 2017

Waste management company Cleanaway has been convicted and fined $650,000 over a chemical fire in Adelaide that injured an employee.

Comcare awards recognise work health and safety excellence  - 14 Sep 2016

A safer working environment for a Defence ballistics team and a new approach to change management at Australia’s nuclear research and development agency are among the initiatives recognised at the 2016 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

Cleanaway charged over Adelaide truck crash  - 15 Aug 2016

Federal work health and safety regulator Comcare today began legal proceedings against national waste management company Cleanaway over a truck crash that killed two people in Adelaide.

John Holland fined in Comcare’s first WHS Act prosecution  - 08 Jun 2016

Construction company John Holland has been convicted and fined $130,000 over an incident that endangered the lives of two Adelaide motorists.

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