Compensation or Rehabilitation? What impact does a word have?

Robert Hughes

There was a Door to which I found no Key: There was a Veil through which I could not see: Some little Talk awhile of Me and Thee There seemed and then no more of Thee and Me. - Omar Khayyam

Why do the boards of the authorities responsible for occupational health and safety change the name of their entities on a regular basis?  An example is the Victorian Accident and Compensation Commission, established under a 1985 Act, it later became the WorkCare Authority, then the WorkCover Authority, and last year was renamed WorkSafe Victoria (4 names in a little over 20 years).  As far as RTWMatters can see each change was d...

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Published 09 July, 2009