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health safety and wellbeing

WorkSafe workers’ compensation management plan

Members are invited to help inform the Victorian Chamber’s feedback on WorkSafe Victoria's implementation plan for the management of complex workers' compensation claims 

04 July 2022


Business calls for a plan and no more lockdowns

Today’s announcement that restrictions will further ease from 11.59 tomorrow, Thursday 17 June, is welcome news that will enable every Victorian business to operate, but the restrictions on Metropolitan Victoria are still too conservative.

16 June 2021


Eased restrictions welcome but Victorian Chamber calls for a snapback

The Victorian Chamber welcomes today’s news that most Victorian businesses can operate from 11.59pm tomorrow, 10 June, but will continue to advocate for a snapback to pre-lockdown restrictions. Metropolitan Melbourne will go to Regional Victoria’s current settings while Regional Victoria’s restrictions will be eased even further.

09 June 2021


Melbourne lockdown lifts but tight restrictions remain

The State Government has today announced Metropolitan Victoria’s lockdown will end from 11.59pm Thursday 10 June with a further easing of restrictions in Regional Victoria.

09 June 2021


Member survey reveals that 85 per cent of businesses have accessed government support

A Victorian Chamber member survey has revealed that the majority of respondents think that the third round of the Victorian Government’s Business Support Fund package is inadequate.

08 June 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Does your business need to have a mental health policy?

Many proactive Victorian businesses are contacting the Victorian Chamber’s Health, Safety, Wellbeing team for help building mentally healthy workplaces. One questionably inevitably arises.

04 June 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Planning a return to the office and anticipating employee reluctance?

While workers may argue there is ample evidence to support continued remote working arrangements, government health directions are no longer recommending working from home where ‘reasonably practicable,’ subject to density limits.

27 April 2021

health safety and wellbeing

Royal Commission looks to foster ‘mentally healthy workplaces’

The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System has identified a failing system and has put forward 65 recommendations to support Victorian people and businesses.

03 March 2021


Bring on a COVIDSafe Summer to stimulate seasonal trade

Victorian businesses are today celebrating our state’s progression to a COVIDSafe Summer, the final step in Victoria’s Roadmap to Reopening.

06 December 2020

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