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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Temporary ban on travel to Hong Kong

At this time to ensure the ongoing safety of staff and students, the University has invoked a temporary ban on travel to Hong Kong. Our travel provider Campus Travel (now FCM Travel) will not facilitate bookings where Hong Kong is the final destination of travel at this time. Staff whose final destination is not Hong […]

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HSW Handbook Approval: Gas cylinders and compressed gases FAQs

The HSW Team have revised the FAQS for Gas cylinders and compressed gases, to guide workers and supervisors in general precautions and emergency responses. The information should be read in conjunction with the Chemical Safety Management HSW Handbook chapter. It includes information on: the general hazards of compressed gases; how to identify gas cylinders; the […]

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Annual Leave Loading Payments 2019

In accordance with clause 4.1.4 of the Enterprise Agreement, leave loading payments will be made to eligible staff on pay day 6¬†December 2019. The calculation of annual leave loading is based on 17.5% of four (4) weeks of your salary. This will be capped at the Higher Education Officer Level 9 step 1, except where […]

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HSW Stakeholder Communication – HSW Collaboration with other organisations (New chapter)

Following a recent discussion at the HSW Community of Practice, it was identified that there have been instances where the University and another organisation have a collaborative project and arrangement in place, but the responsibilities for HSW have not been clearly defined at the commencement of the project.¬† This becomes problematic during day-to-day operations and […]

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