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November 2010

Strathfield Council Plaque Unveiled

Andreia Viegas attends unveiling of Strathfield Council Plaque to commemorate workers killed or injured at work
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May 2010

Delegation to Canberra

On Thursday and Friday 20th and 21st May, 2010 we organised a small delegation to Canberra to discuss some issues we had raised following the release of the new Harmonisation Laws... Full Story

28 April 2010

Successful Launch of Kit for Families

Our Group was extremely active this year on the day allocated for remembering workers killed. Also on the day we launched our Kit for Families... Full Story

8 October 2009

NCSA Recognition - Celebrating our Success!

Cheryl Romer, the Convenor of the Workplace Tragedy, has received an Award of Excellence from the National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA)... Full Story

22 September 2009

Process Chart Now Available

Our Kit for Families will soon be launched and it details all of the processes a family needs to go through following such a tragedy. Meanwhile we have developed a Process Chart, which briefly summarises those processes... View Chart

21 September 2009

Group Pays Tribute to Ivan Vega

Workplace Tragedy Family Support Group members Wendy Lark and Andreia Viegas attended a fitting memorial and tribute to Ivan Vega, who tragically lost his life at work on 18th March 2009 following a fall from a height... Full Story

17 September 2009

Julia Gillard Responds

Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard responds to our letter... Read Letter

15 September 2009

OHS Harmonisation Laws Appeal

Families of Workplace Death Victims in Victoria SA and NSW join forces with ACTU to appeal to Julia Gillard re OHS harmonisation laws... Read Letter

14 September 2009

WTFSG Committee Member Speaks Out - No More Workplace Deaths

Five years ago Andreia Viegas lost her husband when he was killed on a building site. Andreia knows first-hand the importance of first rate workplace safety. That's why she's supporting the union campaign to make our workplaces safer... View Video

31st August 2008

New Group Running at a Hectic Pace

The Workplace Tragedy Family Support Group is only in its fledgling stages yet we have got up and running at an extremely hectic pace... More

30th April 2008

Silent Tribute

WORKERS on Fairfield construction sites joined others from around the state in marking the International Day of Mourning for those killed at work... More

28th April 2008

Widows Battling Workplace Death

Stories of Loss Warn of Dangers

JUST after lunch on October 24, 2004, Andreia Viegas received the first of two frantic calls on her mobile phone... More

28th April 2008

CFMEU launches Workplace Tragedy Family Support Group

On Monday April 28 (Workers Memorial Day), the CFMEU held an industry dinner to launch the newly formed Workplace Tragedy Family Support Group... More



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