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NSW Government Planning & Environment - Fire safety in aged care facilities

Advisory note issued by the New South Wales Government - Fire safety in aged care facilities: The design and installation of fire sprinkler systems in aged care facilities. This advisory note: i) highlights the responsibilities of aged care providers, sprinkler system designers and installers for ensuring a safe workplace, and ii) provides advice to assist aged care providers to select contractors to design, approve, install and test fire sprinkler system.
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Protecting the Vulnerable

Institutional abuse is a delicate topic and one which is rarely linked with insurance. However, the industry is playing a key role in helping protect the vulnerable. Chinwe Akomah investigates.
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Work for the Dole - Risk Management

Government’s recent announcement that it will expand the work-for-the-dole scheme promises plenty of debate about volunteer rights and responsibilities in the coming months. It’s timely to remind ourselves investing in volunteers is not just about funding. Best practice requires a serious operational commitment to risk management, writes Ansvar Acting CEO Deirdre Blythe.
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Big data demands brokers go back to basics

Classic, old-school broking skills will become more important than ever as the industry embraces the age of big data.
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Animal Attacks

If your organisation is likely to be exposed to the risk of animal attacks, this article takes you through your duty of care and some of the risks that your organisation may face.
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Elder Abuse – The Hidden Crime

Elder abuse comes in many forms and can have serious, sometimes fatal effects on those who are being abused. This article talks about some of the symptoms and key issues that may affect your organisation and how they can be managed.
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Directors and Officers Liability

If you retire from a directorship or position on your board, your organisation may still be liable for any claims made against you, even after you have left. This article takes you through the importance of Director and Officers liability and why adequate cover is essential.
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Fire Services Levy

There are significant changes to the fire services levy in Victoria as it shifts from an insurance-based levy to a property based levy. This article discusses; why there have been changes to the system and how the new system works.
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HR&IR – Changes to the sex discrimination act

There have been some changes made to the Sex Discrimination Act 1984, which specifically affect religious bodies that are Commonwealth-funded aged care providers. This article discusses; why there have been changes to the system and how it affects you.
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Youth Challenges

Working with youth can be challenging, in particular when it comes to ensuring protection of your staff and clients if conducting youth recreational activities. This article explores the challenges associated with youth services and what you can do to avoid them.
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Volunteer Management

Organisations that work with volunteers should be aware of strategies to manage risk and how best to implement them. This article talks through what organisations should consider and how a successful volunteer management program can help.
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