Tonight we look at the Comcare scheme in Australia which protects injured employees in federal workplaces. We look at a case where an injured worker at Telstra appealed to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and subsequently to the Federal Court of Australia after Telstra rejected his secondary claim for psychiatric injuries resulting from his primary physical injuries. We also look at a case where an injured worker at Australia Post lodged an application for review with the tribunal after Australia Post determined that there was no entitlement in relation to the shoulder injury. Join Managing Partner, Tony Carbone, Insurance Litigation Partner, Nunzio Tartaglia and Comcare Lawyer, Alexandra Agathouli, as they discuss the Comcare system.


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