Changes affecting the labour hire industry in Queensland
In this downloadable article, we consider the implications of recent regulatory and common law developments for labour hire providers, principals and host employers.
Black Lung: Insurance’s next asbestos?
Once thought eradicated from the Australian coal mining industry, coal workers pneumoconiosis (CWP) has been re-identified. According to the Queensland Government, as at 14 June 2017 there have been 22 confirmed cases of CWP reported to the Department of Natural Resources and Mines since May 2015, with a sharp escalation anticipated.