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Victims of Crime

Victims of Crime may be entitled to state government funded compensation and other services to aid in their recovery. Compensation to a primary victim of crime can be up to $70,000 and to a secondary victim of crime $60,000 and up to $100,000 in death matters.

GO HOME ON TIME DAY

Wednesday 20 November 2013 is Go Home on Time Day, an annual initiative of The Australia Institute in partnership with Beyondblue aimed at being a light-hearted way to start a serious conversation about work-life balance.   Kate Carnell,

MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE

Half of all Australians will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime, with around 20% affected every year by conditions such as anxiety, depression or schizophrenia. With such significant figures potentially affecting workers

HEALTHY TOGETHER VICTORIA

CSL has joined the Healthy Together Hume initiative to improve the health of its employees. Filanthy Nalpantidis, CSL Health & Injury Officer, said that being healthy not only contributes to the employees’ happiness but also results

SAFE AT HOME SAFE AT WORK PROJECT

By the end of 2012 The Safe at Home, Safe at Work Project had ensured that over one million workers in Australian had been under the protection of domestic violence entitlements due to workplace agreements.   The agreements

SWINBURNE UNIVERSITY - Domestic Violence Paid Leave

A landmark agreement has between reached between Swinburne University of Technology and the National Tertiary Education Union awarding employees who experience domestic violence access to five days additional paid leave annually. The university will also work

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & SMALL BUSINESS

The Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, at a recent Small Business Summit, said Small Business Employers need to start ramping up their attempts at addressing domestic violence. She said that "violence against women is a

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE

The National Australia Bank (NAB) recently announced that it will be offering its staff, more than half of whom are women, paid Domestic Violence Leave. The NAB is the largest private employer to do so to

MENTALLY HEALTHY WORKPLACE ALLIANCE

The Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance was launch in Australia in July 2013.   The Alliance is a new collaboration between business, government and mental health workers.   The Alliance is led by the National Mental Health Commission and aims to

MEDICARE REBATES FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS

AM I ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICARE? Simply book a consultation with your General Practitioner and ask for an Assessment under the Better Access to Mental Health Care scheme. If you fall within the relevant criteria, your

Employee Information

Employee Assistance Program Australia (EAP) aims to ensure that all Australian workers who experience mental health and other well-being issues are supported, and that they work within positive workplace cultures that are conducive to their

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Employer Registration

In Australia one in five adults or 3.2 million individuals will experience a mental health difficulty in any one year, with nearly 50% of the adult population experiencing a mental health difficulty at some point in

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Practitioner Registration

Employee Assistance Program Australia (EAP) aims to encourage Australian workplaces to take active steps to create mentally healthy workplaces and for their workers to be able to access appropriate services which will promote

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