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VWA Medical Certificate redesign As part of its Strategy 2017, the Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA) is seeking to improve the number of injured workers back at work within six months of an injury by 10-15%.  A key initiative has been a redesign of the VWA’s and the Transport Accident Commission’s (TAC) certificates of capacity to increase their focus on what…

Fair Work Act 2009 – Proposed Amendment

The Fair Work Act Amendment Bill 2014 (Bill) has recently passed the House of Representatives and will now move to the Senate.  The Bill seeks to make a number of amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW Act) relating to elements of The Coalitions Policy to Improve the Fair Work Lawsand the Fair Work Review Panel. Amongst other things,…