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WorkSafe Victoria introduces provisional payments to support workers with a mental injury

On 1 July this year, WorkSafe Victoria introduced provisional payments to provide better support for workers with a mental injury. Eligible workers and volunteers who submit a mental injury claim can now access provisional payments for reasonable treatment and services while their claim is being determined.

14 December 2021

chief executive update

All rests on our health system

Hindsight is a funny thing. Had we known the COVID-19 wrecking ball was coming for us, we would have ducked for cover. We can’t use that excuse anymore.

25 November 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Chamber members co-fund world-first hardship support digital platform

The One Stop One Story Hub Pilot Program aims to ease the burdens faced by people experiencing vulnerability by providing a single access point for a range of support services.

03 November 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Five tips for self-care coming out of lockdown

Mental health has become one of the most important conversations to have in workplaces over the past two years. The widespread impacts of COVID-19 have moved beyond the health epidemic it began as, with the ongoing consequences morphing into a financial, educational, and mental health crisis that will be felt for years to come as the world moves into recovery mode from the effects of the pandemic.

19 October 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Globe International: asking the tough questions to support their staff’s mental health

While Globe’s customers are renowned thrill seekers, the specialist apparel, footwear and skateboard manufacturer and distributer isn’t taking any risks with its staff’s mental health.

18 October 2021

health safety and wellbeing

AGL: Keeping the lights on for millions of Australians during COVID-19

From the pre-existing challenges facing Australia’s energy industry to the obstacles the COVID-19 pandemic has presented, AGL has continued to uphold its commitment to keeping the lights on, the gas flowing and providing reliable and affordable energy for millions of Australians.

Fast Five

11 October 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Recent changes to OHS and other related legislation

The Occupational Health and Safety and other Legislation Amendment Act of 2021 became law as of Wednesday 22 September. Here’s what you need to know.

06 October 2021

health safety and wellbeing

What all businesses with staff at home need to know

As we continue to endure Lockdown Six from home, fewer employees are willing to leave their new routines. Here is what every employer should do to look after their employees.

19 August 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Calling on employees to participate in vital research

Swinburne University is calling on employees to participate in a research survey to understand how employees feel their employers are contributing to a mentally healthy workplace.

30 July 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Supporting unique businesses with customised training

Designed by the Victorian Chamber’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing team, our courses in suit most businesses, but from time to time, a client needs something a little different.

Member Stories

22 July 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Definition of ‘serious misconduct’ now includes sexual harassment

The definition of 'serious misconduct' has been amended as part of the Fair Work Amendment (Respect at Work) Regulations 2021, to now include sexual harassment.

12 July 2021

education and training

Your last chance to benefit from this free program

Since 2018, the Victorian Chamber’s Mental Health Essentials program has assisted over 180 businesses who employ young workers to build and maintain mentally healthy workplaces.

06 July 2021

covid 19

Seek advice before making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $11 million support package to help facilitate mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all residential aged care workers.

02 July 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Embracing new technologies to improve safety for young workers

Businesses with young staff across Victoria are embracing the tech-savvy generation’s comfort with technology to create safer, compliant, and more efficient workplaces. 

22 June 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian Government QR codes now mandatory for all workplaces

All Victorian workplaces must now ensure their workers and visitors check in using the free Victorian Government QR Code Service, no matter how long they are on the premises. However, the Government will give some workplaces time to adapt before enforcement begins.

16 June 2021

chief executive update

Chief Executive Update 16 June

The business community in Regional Victoria will be relieved today to hear the news of a further easing of restrictions. There is also good news that essentially every business in the state can now operate. But for some larger metropolitan events, hospitality and entertainment venues, the easing of restrictions have not gone far enough, and we still have a difference in settings between Regional and Metropolitan areas.

16 June 2021


health safety and wellbeing

WorkSafe Victoria introduces provisional payments to support workers with a mental injury

14 December 2021

chief executive update

All rests on our health system

25 November 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Chamber members co-fund world-first hardship support digital platform

03 November 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Five tips for self-care coming out of lockdown

19 October 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Globe International: asking the tough questions to support their staff’s mental health

18 October 2021

health safety and wellbeing

AGL: Keeping the lights on for millions of Australians during COVID-19

Fast Five

11 October 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Recent changes to OHS and other related legislation

06 October 2021

health safety and wellbeing

What all businesses with staff at home need to know

19 August 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Calling on employees to participate in vital research

30 July 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Supporting unique businesses with customised training

Member Stories

22 July 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Definition of ‘serious misconduct’ now includes sexual harassment

12 July 2021

education and training

Your last chance to benefit from this free program

06 July 2021

covid 19

Seek advice before making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory

02 July 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Embracing new technologies to improve safety for young workers

22 June 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Victorian Government QR codes now mandatory for all workplaces

16 June 2021

chief executive update

Chief Executive Update 16 June

16 June 2021

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