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60 Summits Project hits Oz

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

60 Summits promotes a new model for RTW with 16 specific recommendations; in the lead-up to an Australian visit Jennifer Christian, the project's leader, gives insight into how it works.

Australia is moving towards harmonising our eleven different sets of workers’ compensation and return to work legislation. One benefit would be the elimination of confusing inconsistencies in the different rules and terminologies between the states and territories. Imagine the frustration in the United States, which has 50 states each with its unique complexities. In the US there are 4.1 million workplace injuries and 1.2 million pe...

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