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Queensland to outlaw 100% FIFO mines

Queensland's Palaszczuk Government has introduced legislation to ban large new resource projects from engaging a 100% fly-in, fly-out workforce.

Court rejects Indigenous worker's race bias claim

A court has rejected a worker's claims that he was discriminated against, victimised and vilified because of his Indigenous heritage, noting his colleagues apologised for isolated inappropriate comments and that he was not subjected to less favourable treatment.

Researcher sacked for fishing on Reef reels in $8,000 privacy breach payout

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has increased a damages payout to a casual marine researcher who lost his job at a Queensland university after a government agency disclosed to a News Corp publication that he had been caught and fined for fishing in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.


Multi-million dollar duty of care appeal fails on causation

Queensland's Supreme Court of Appeal has knocked back an appeal by four disability services managers seeking millions in damages, despite finding the "troubled workplace" owed a duty of care when it investigated the employees over alleged bullying and harassment.

$1.5 million WorkCover damages for sexual assault victim

A court has ordered WorkCover to pay $1.5 million to an employee who suffered psychiatric trauma after being sexually assaulted at work, telling a Brisbane youth service that it should have foreseen the risk and stopped attending a problem client.

Public school teachers call for pay equity

The QTU says a "trailblazing" deal that lifts Queensland's Catholic school teachers' top pay rate above $100,000 is the new benchmark in negotiations for government school teachers, who are now voting on whether to take industrial action.

Queensland Catholic teacher pay to top $100,000

The IEU's Queensland branch says the state's top Catholic school teachers would earn more than $100,000 annually under a proposed deal negotiated with the help of the FWC's New Approaches program.