The cost of living the Australian dream has surged with Sydney and Melbourne among the five most expensive cities in the world, outstripping most European and US locations, according to an annual survey released on Monday.
November 11, 2020 | Categories: SIRA
The John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research (JWCRR)swas commissioned tosundertakesa rapid review of evidence relating to best practice diagnosis and treatment of noise-induced hearing loss. The review also looked at how compensation schemes might best measure the outcomes for ONIHL claims. Read More
Frustrated, he invented something that would allow him take a picture of himself: He called it the "extender stick." Since the iPhone really hadn't been invented yet, a small camera was to be attached to one end of the stick. It also had a small mirror in its front so that users could see how they would look in the photograph. He patented the "extender stick" in 1983. The product was mass produced for sale but it was a commercial failure. The quality of the pictures was low. Besides, previous research showed that the women back then were embarrassed by the idea of taking pictures of themselves. The selfie stick was then reinvented by Wayne Fromm in the year 2000, three years before Hiroshi's patent expired. Fromm called his the "quik pod." He believes he is the inventor of today's selfie sticks and has even sued several other selfie stick producers. When asked about Hiroshi's selfie sticks, he said they were "prior art."
October 27, 2020 | Categories: SIRA
Life Without Barriers has applied to the State Insurance Regulatory Authority for a group self-insurer licence which will also cover the following wholly owned employer subsidiaries. Read More
Perhaps my favorite profile this year was Kiki Zhao’s stirring depiction of the remarkable Yu Xiuhua, now one of China’s most read poets, a woman with cerebral palsy who lived most of her 41 years on a farm, writing at a low table. She never finished high school, and says she “could write before she could read.” Now, she is invited to places like Stanford University and fends off comparisons to Emily Dickinson.
October 20, 2020 | Categories: SIRA
The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) is conducting a repeat survey with selected claimants to better understand the customer experience and recovery of people who have made either asworkers compensation or compulsory third party (CTP) insurance claim. Read More
However, strong progress across the main rankings does not automatically translate into European success. Sa Business School at the University of Oxford, for example, rose one place in the MBA ranking, five places in the ranking of open executive programmes and broke into the top 10 of the Executive MBA ranking for the first time by moving up 12 places, but its European ranking remains unchanged, at 10th.
October 06, 2020 | Categories: SIRA
Comfort DelGro Corporation Australia Pty Ltd, (‘Comfort DelGro’) has applied to the State Insurance Regulatory Authority for a group self-insurer licence which will also cover the following wholly owned employing subsidiaries. Read More
In August 2020, a truck driver suffered serious injuries falling from his trailer. Read More
In this edition: Outstanding school artwork featured in 2021 Farm Safety Calendar; $16,000 fine after farm worker gets electric shock; Dangers of plants touching powerlines; New record-keeping and training requirements for chemical use; Simple changes at grass roots help boost farm safety and more… Read More