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WIRO Wires

The WIRO Wires are newsletters containing updates, relevant news and announcements on policy changes, developments on the workers compensation scheme and other WIRO activities.

Wednesday 17 June, 2020

The Court of Appeal (Brereton Whitton v Technical and Further Education Commission t/as TAFE NSW [2020] NSWCA 113.

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Tuesday 19 May, 2020

WIRO has released a WIRE regarding COVID 19 changes to the Workers Compensation Act 1987.

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Thursday 14 May, 2020

WIRO has released a WIRE regarding:

1. WCC's Guide for Legal Practitioners --How to conduct telephone conciliations/arbitrations and telephone mediations- and -

2. SIRA-s -Guidance for referring medicolegal examinations during the COVID-19 pandemic"

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Monday 27 April, 2020

We have released a WIRO WIRE to Approved Lawyers - COVID 19 Operational Changes.

The WIRE is available here.

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Friday 20 December, 2019

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Friday 20 December, 2019

WIRO supports SafeWork NSW Forum to be held at Parliament House, Sydney on Thursday, 20 February 2020.

SafeWork NSW is proud to present this forum on proactive approaches to creating a psychological and mentally healthy workplace, a FREE event for the legal professional services industry.

The event aims to build awareness of mental health in the legal workplace and provides practical tools to manage risk to workplace psychological hazards.

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Wednesday 28 August, 2019

I am delighted to announce the release of the new WIRO Funding Policy for the Independent Legal Assistance and Review Service and the new ILARS Grant Amount Guide.

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Friday 9 August, 2019

In response to a request made to SIRA from WIRO for guidance for lawyers about maximum gazetted fees for medical reports.

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Thursday 16 May, 2019

Today SIRA announced the launch of an integrated compliance and performance review of the state-s Nominal Insurer and largest workers- compensation insurer, icare.

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Friday 21 December, 2018

New workers compensation guidelines and standards and new appointment of President of the Workers Compensation Commission announced today.

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