Port Stephens Council Split Decision in Medowie Service Station

Port Stephens Council Split Decision in Medowie Service Station

4 years ago
THE last Port Stephens Council meeting for the year saw a controversial development application approved by Councillors for a new service station and convenience store in Medowie. The proposal at 787-795 Medowie Road saw two interested parties request time to address Council prior to the meeting, Peter Childs for the applicant, being Medowie Fuel Pty. Ltd. and local resident Greg Brennan spoke. Greg, who lives a small distance up Medowie Road, told News Of The […]
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Victorian WorkSafe hired 27 new inspectors

4 years ago
Nine specialist construction inspectors were among the graduates; the first of 40 to be recruited over four years as part of a government commitment to ensure safety during Victoria’s infrastructure boom. WorkSafe inspectors are on the frontline of keeping workers safe and healthy at work and made 48,652 workplace inspections in the 2018/19 financial year. The new recruits were chosen from a pool of 1100 applicants and come from a variety of backgrounds including emergency […]
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WorkCover system failing long-term injured workers, Victorian Ombudsman finds in WorkSafe report

4 years ago
Victoria’s workers compensation scheme has been failing long-term injured workers in “downright immoral and unethical” circumstances, the state’s ombudsman has found. In a scathing report following an 18-month investigation, Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass found WorkSafe agents were continuing to make unreasonable decisions, in some cases for financial incentives, leaving injured workers without compensation. The management of WorkCover compensation claims is outsourced by WorkSafe Victoria to five claims agents: Allianz, CGU, EML, Gallagher Bassett and Xchanging. […]
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Elgas used AR to help it’s customer to find the safety exclusion zone

4 years ago
X-Zone LPG is a FREE augmented reality app that creates and inserts a digital gas bottle image in the real life location you choose and then shows the safety exclusion zones around the digital bottle. It can also deal with an existing installation, where the gas bottles are already in place. It can create 45kg (one or two), 90kg, 210kg cylinders and small bullets, as well. It then superimposes either a red tinted cone, for […]
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