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Gabrielle Lis

If an 80 year old butcher with a twice-torn rotator cuff sounds like a tough RTW gig, meet Keith Schwarze from Queensland, whose love for his job made him determined to work again.

“Why did you want to get back to work, for heaven’s sake?” It’s a question people often ask Keith Schwarze, a butcher who left behind a Melbourne-based family business 32 years ago for a job in the meat section at a Coles supermarket in sunny Queensland. “I’ve been cutting meat for 66 years now,” eighty year old Keith Schwarze told the Q-Comp RTW Conference and Expo in October 2010, “...

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Published 28 November, 2010 | Updated 02 July, 2013