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Worksafe Month 2019

BY Cristina Serra Workplace Relations and Human Resources Consultant We often think about the financial benefits of work – but our work is also pivotal to our health and wellbeing. Engaging with colleagues and the community through our work delivers opportunities to build others and ourselves up. Whether it be through gaining more confidence, developing…

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Right of Entry Permit changes

BY Cristina Serra Workplace Relations and Human Resources Consultant There have been recent changes to the Right of Entry permits issued by the Fair Work Commission. The Fair Work Amendment – Modernising Right of Entry Regulations 2019, took effect from July 1, requiring all permit holders to produce an identity card when entering a business…

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Patients at the heart of healthcare

By Paul Lupo St. Lukes Health CEO I would like to tell you the story of Miss B in order to demonstrate the importance of healthcare providers working collaboratively. Miss B is 85 and lives alone in an independent living village. She has a regular GP who helps manage her heart condition. One weekend, Miss…

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Tasplan wins national praise

Tasmanian superannuation fund Tasplan has been named in the top five performing super funds in Australia over the past financial year. Super research firm Chant West analysed the performance of super growth funds across the country and found Tasplan to be in the top five best performing growth funds, returning 8.6 per cent to Tasplan’s…

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Awards recognise heroes of export scene

By Sally Chandler A NEW financial subsidy and a cash prize have been implemented to encourage Tasmanian businesses to enter the 2019 Tasmanian Export Awards, which are open for submissions. In their 26th year, the awards honour and reward our hard working, risk taking exporters who employ so many people around Tasmania, Australia and the…

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Power plant milestone in the wind

ANOTHER milestone has been reached in the development of the $300 million Cattle Hill Wind Farm as commissioning nears. A substation and transmission line to link to the development to the transmission network has been completed and energised by TasNetworks. Goldwind Australia Managing Director, John Titchen, said the substation’s completion is a major milestone for…

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Depth Needed in Gene Pool

By Michael Bailey TCCI CEO For those of us of a certain age, the politics of Tasmania reverberate through the decades, sometimes like a parliamentary version of déjà vu. This past month I have again reflected on the decision by both the Liberal Government and Labor Opposition to campaign for and succeed with reducing the…

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