NEWSLETTER: SA Public Sector – Issue 71

21 June 2022

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Welcome to the latest issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter.

An agreement has been reached between the South Australian Government, business and worker representatives in relation to Return to Work reforms. The government has introduced the Return to Work (Scheme Sustainability) Bill 2022 which will seek to ensure injured workers get the protection they need while also protecting businesses from significant hikes in premiums.

In other news, traditional owners will proceed with Federal Court action to block construction of a nuclear waste dump in South Australia amid federal government plans to begin earthworks at the proposed site. The action by the Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation came before the court on Wednesday. Legal argument will be heard in July ahead of a substantive hearing, most likely before the end of this year.

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