Greens Secure Parliamentary Review of New SA Workers’ Compensation Scheme
The Parliamentary Committee on Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation has opened its inquiry into the Return to Work Act. This inquiry will give injured workers the opportunity to have their voices heard about their experience under the new regime. The Greens believe that, once heard, their stories will compel similar restorative action. The Greens have been informed of cases where injured workers with disk herniation surgery, total hip replacement, compression fracture of spine and even leg amputation below the knee - all of these life-altering injuries- aren't classified as 'serious' under the current laws.
To make a submission visit the Parliamentary Committee on Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation page.
Submissions can be emailed OccHealthCommittee@parliament.sa.gov.au
Submissions close on 30th of September 2016.
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