Western Australia is home to 129 public aquatic facilities and thousands more school, hotel/motel and back yard pools. While many know of the risks within these facilities such as lack of patron supervision, inappropriate use of shallow water and issues associated with slips, trips and falls – non-compliance with equipotential bonding (earthing) requirements can present a relatively unknown or hidden risk.
Medicinal cannabis is a therapy that has generated increased national attention over the past two years.
WALGA State Council appoints the LGIS Board to provide strategic direction and governance for your local government mutual indemnity scheme, LGISWA. WALGA recognises the broad skill sets and understanding required to successfully lead the scheme and appoints three independent and four local government directors.
The new injury management pathway went live on 1 July 2023 and has changed the way that LGIS handles new and emerging workers’ compensation claims with early notification support services.
Our new ‘Early Notification’ program launched on 1 July 2023 supports our members and their workforce with access to early treatment and return to work support for employees who may have injuries inside or outside of work.
Rolled-out in 2022, phase one of the pilot supported participating members to better understand their exposure to cybercrime and develop targeted plans to address them. It also provided LGIS with a representative sample to better understand the sector’s cyber risk position
A third-party truck failed to give way and pulled out in front of a member’s waste truck causing damage to the vehicle. The truck was assessed and declared as a total economic loss with a pre-accident value of approximately $200,000.