Motorcycles and Lane Filtering: Is it legal in Australia?
Motorcycles and Lane Filtering: Is it legal in Australia? Lane filtering is the act of slowly riding a motorcycle between two rows of slow-moving or stationary vehicles heading in the same direction as you. If you’re a motorbike rider, you’ve probably lane filtered before. If you’re not, it’s very likely you’ve seen lane filtering in […]Read more
Triathlon or Cycling Event – The Perfect Preparation
Training for an upcoming triathlon is an art, but one which may be mastered. For optimal results and to minimize risk of injury, elite triathletes recommend planning training in 12-16-week blocks leading up to the big race season. A typical, high-level training schedule in the preceding 12 weeks may be broken down like this: Week […]Read more
Car Safety: How safe is yours, and how far have we come?
Wondering how safe your car is? You might be encouraged (or discouraged) to know that the more recent the model of your car, the safer it’s likely to be. While the road is still a dangerous place– there were 1,127 road deaths in 2017 – manufacturers are constantly working on new ways to improve safety […]Read more
Changes to WA Abuse Limitation period
On 18 April 2018 the Western Australian Government passed historic changes removing the three year statute of limitations for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Until the passing of these changes Western Australian survivors had only three years from the date that they turned 18 to bring a claim for childhood sexual abuse. The recent changes […]Read more
Workplace Safety – Road Transport Industry
Grim Reality The road transport industry has enjoyed steady growth over the past decade. However every year inadequate safety precautions cause people to lose their lives. Tragedies affecting workers, as well as bystanders, such as the 14 year old boy who died in a crash caused by an untrained transport driver in 2015, are all […]Read more
Survivors waiting for redress
There are less than 9 weeks until the National Redress Scheme is supposed to start, already a year later than the Royal Commission said redress should begin. Queensland announced yesterday they would sign on to redress but is it too late for the July 1 deadline? A National Redress Scheme was one of the earliest […]Read more
Learners’ Drivers Test – Can you still pass?
Each day, motor vehicle accidents affect hundreds if not thousands of Australians. But could this be because Australians have become too complacent when it comes to the road rules? New drivers in Australia are required by law to take an electronic exam before they are given their Learner Licence. We’ve put together a driver knowledge […]Read more
Asbestos in the workplace: What are your duties as an employer?
Asbestos is a term used for a range of naturally-occurring, fibrous, silicon-based minerals. These highly versatile minerals were once used across many industries, until the health risks associated with inhaling asbestos fibres became apparent. Although Asbestos was banned in Australia in 2003, it is still commonly found in many workplaces. According to Safe Work Australia, […]Read more
Mental health at work: Steps you can take to support your colleagues
Mental illness is more prevalent than most people believe it to be. Approximately 45% of Australians will experience a mental illness at some point in their life,  and one in five Australian adults will experience a mental illness in any given year . Work-related stress and other psychological hazards are now being recognised as one of […]Read more