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Changing the law

Gabrielle Lis

A revamp of workers' comp and RTW will see Victoria going where no Australian jurisdiction has yet been. Michael Simpson of OccCorp talks us through the proposed reforms.

Legislative reform is rarely greeted with unanimous praise. In fact, as Victoria’s never-say-die Minister for Finance Tim Holding discovered last year, changes to compensation legislation are more likely to please nobody than everybody. As the push to get the Accident Compensation Amendment Bill 2009 through Parliament begins, perhaps Holding is hoping his tried and true survival skills will stand him in good stead.  In this, he ...

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