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Record your first aid certificate in SSO

Capturing information about staff is important for the University to meet legislative requirements and ensure a safe environment for staff and students. In order to capture some of this information, Staff Services Online (SSO) has been enhanced to facilitate this. Staff, where your first aid training has been paid for by the University, can now […]

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HR Tips Q2 2019 – University Staff Transfer (and Secondments)

Coordinating and managing staff transfers in an effective manner is important, both to ensure that our staff are afforded the opportunity to grow and build their careers within the University and to ensure that business goals and objectives continue to be delivered effectively to the University. In your role as a manager and given the […]

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HSW Handbook approval: Infectious & Communicable Diseases (FAQs)

The HSW Team have revised the FAQS for Infectious and Communicable Diseases to provide general information and guidance on what steps to take when dealing with communicable or infectious disease. It includes information on: The definition of an infectious disease and communicable disease What to do if a person has, or contracts an infectious or […]

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Safety Directors Blog June 2019

Reporting safety hazards and other issues – a gift to the University Traditional safety thinking does not always translate easily into an organisation like ours.  Hazard reporting is a good example of this.  In a factory, workers will report hazards and safety problems to management as workers themselves are often powerless to effect change; they […]

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HSW Handbook approval: Nanomaterials (FAQs)

The HSW Team have revised the FAQS for Nanomaterials to provide general precautions and emergency responses for nanomaterials. It includes information on: The definition of a nanomaterial and why they warrant special care What should be considered before starting any experiment with nanomaterials What should be considered when conducting a risk assessment on nanomaterials What […]

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Changes to the Codes of Practice (Gazette March 2019)

Safework SA has provided a summary of the changes made to the Codes of Practice published in the Gazette in March 2019. The summary tables can be found by using the link below and include the changes to: Abrasive Blasting, First Aid in the Workplace, How to Manage Work Health and Safety Risks, Managing the […]

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SuperFriend Webinar

How connectedness can help you build a mentally healthy workplace “If we’re serious about building great companies and the human-based capabilities of organizations we need to learn how to understand and react to the whole human.” – Professor Jane Dutton, Center for Positive Organizations. Connecting with others is at the heart of human nature; however, […]

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Reporting Staff Salary, Tax and Super info to the ATO

The way Australian employers are required to report staff salary, tax and superannuation information to the Australian Tax Office (ATO) has changed. The University is required to report this information as a result of a legislative change, known as Single Touch Payroll (STP). Year to Date reporting From June 2019, the University will commence reporting year […]

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New UniSuper Financial Wellbeing Program – Commencing June 2019

As part of the University’s broader wellbeing program, we are partnering with UniSuper to bring you a Financial Wellbeing program. This four part series includes a range of finance topics and resources, to help you take control and manage your money more effectively, now and in the future. To register and access information on each […]

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HSW Handbook approval: Asbestos Management FAQs

The HSW Team have revised the FAQS for Asbestos Management to provide general information for staff concerned about potential or actual exposure to asbestos/asbestos containing material. Further information Should you require further information please contact your local HSW contact.

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