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  • News article

    Major retailers join Queensland’s engineered stone campaign

    Major retailers including Bunnings and IKEA are joining Queensland’s campaign on engineered stone, announcing plans to phase out sales of the dangerous product.

  • News article

    Queensland students colour their way into Farm Safety Calendar

    Over 1,400 budding young Queensland artists have illustrated their take on farm safety by entering Workplace Health and Safety Queensland’s 2024 Farm safety calendar competition.

  • Media release

    Gold Coast nightclub faces the music in court

    A nightclub's dance with the law has ended on the wrong beat, after being fined $38,000 in the Southport Magistrates Court for failing to hold compulsory workers' compensation insurance.

  • News article

    Audiology panel tender now open

    As part of our ongoing commitment to improving services, WorkCover Queensland is undertaking a review of its Audiology panel.

  • News article

    2023 Work Well Awards celebrate Queensland's healthy and safe workplaces

    A total of nine individuals and organisations have been celebrated for their efforts keeping Queenslanders safe at today’s 2023 Work Well Awards.

  • News article

    Annual review of Medical Table of Costs

    WorkCover Queensland is commencing the annual review of the Medical Tables of Costs for the 2023-2024 financial year.

  • Media release

    Queensland’s 2023 Work Well Awards finalists announced

    A total of 111 entries were received by the Office of Industrial Relations for the 2023 Work Well Awards, celebrating organisations and individuals striving to achieve the highest health and safety and return to work standards at their workplaces.

  • News article

    Joint initiative aims to reduce plumbers’ risk of injury

    WorkCover Queensland is investing in the construction industry’s injury risk reduction, with its recent collaboration with Master Plumbers’ Association of Queensland (MPAQ).

  • News article

    High Court clears employer of vicarious liability in unusual workplace incident

    WorkCover Queensland Senior Lawyer, Tim Loos, sits down with Chris Murphy, Special Counsel at Cooper Grace Ward, to discuss the details of the case of CCIG Investments Pty Ltd v Schokman [2023] and to examine vicarious liability and its relevance for employers.

  • News article

    John's story

    Making the roads safer is Senior Constable John Kenworthy’s passion. Sadly, it was while on duty keeping others safe on the roads that his own life would change.

  • Ministerial media release

    Asbestos compliance to be audited across Queensland

    Starting in September, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland inspectors will begin auditing businesses operating from buildings likely to contain asbestos.

  • News article

    Queensland gets ready to Work Well

    A digital futurist, human communications expert and the Royal Australian Navy’s first female pilot are headlining this year’s program at the Work Well Conference 2023.