SafeWork NSW Video- Sedentary Work

Date: Monday June 26, 2017 State: ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA

SafeWork NSW has just released a new video about the dangers of being sedentary at work and ways people can move more and sit less.   On average, Australian adults spend an estimated five hours a day being sedentary which can lead to health effects including lung stress, reduced blood flow, poor mental health and even some cancers. The good news is, there are some easy ways to get moving at...Read More

Comcare WRP Fee Guidance Consultation

Date: Monday June 19, 2017 State:

Comcare has developed a consultation draft of Workplace Rehabilitation Provider (WRP) fee guidance. This guidance includes indicative hourly rates, travel rates and usual durations for certain WRP services. The Comcare WRP fee guidance – Consultation report includes the indicative rates for consideration. This report is directed towards Comcare approved WRPs and Rehabilitation Authorities...Read More

Predictors of non-return to work 2 years post-injury in road traffic crash survivors: Results from the UQ SuPPORT study

Date: Monday May 15, 2017 State:

A recent research report from the University of Queensland has looked into the predictors of non-RTW for individuals who have sustained an injury from a road traffic crash (RTC).  Determining the predictors of non-RTW is necessary to develop screening tools to identify at-risk individuals and to provide early targeted intervention for successful return to work (RTW). The aim of this study ...Read More

WorkSafe Awards 2017

Date: Monday May 15, 2017 State: VIC

Be quick! There are only three weeks left to enter yourself or someone else for the 2017 WorkSafe Awards.   The awards are open to Victorians in any industry. And with nine award categories that celebrate everything from individual achievements to business solutions and inventions, you're sure to find one that best showcases your achievements in health, safety and wellbeing or retur...Read More

ARPA National Newsletter: Issue 2

Date: Monday May 08, 2017 State: ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA

Click HERE to view Issue 2 of the ARPA National newsletter. ...Read More

ARPA signs MOU with the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors

Date: Friday May 05, 2017 State:

In April 2017, ARPA and the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding allowing members of ARPA and ASORC to attend continuing education, professional development and other events of each organisation, free of charge (if applicable) or at the member rate for fee paying events. ARPA member staff and ASORC members will be required to provide thei...Read More

Establishment of the ARPA Print Hub

Date: Thursday March 23, 2017 State: ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA

ARPA has partnered with Print Innovator to create the ARPA Print Hub, a new online resource designed to take care of all your printing needs at the best possible price.  The ARPA Print Hub is the Trivago of printing. It’s a cloud-based web purchasing tool that brings together more than 120,000 print products from multiple trade-only print suppliers. With ARPA Print Hub, it’s no...Read More

First review of the workers compensation scheme (NSW)

Date: Thursday March 09, 2017 State: NSW

The NSW Standing Committee on Law and Justice report no. 60 entitled ‘First review of the workers compensation scheme’ was released and tabled in the Legislative Council on Thursday 9 March 2016. The report is available on their website, along with submissions, transcripts of evidence and other documents associated with the review. The report and its recommendations are now ...Read More

SIRA - Motor Accidents - new online resources - Emotional recovery - how to help a child recover emotionally after a car crash

Date: Wednesday March 08, 2017 State: NSW

The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) has published two new online resources for professionals and families to help children recover emotionally after a car crash. The resources are: Emotional recovery in children after a crash (quick reference guide) This guide provides information primarily for health professionals and the insurance industry on how to help a child recover...Read More