Discussion – Notice of Suspicion of unfitness for duty on medical grounds; Section 8.3 Police Service Administration Act 1990 (Qld)

One of the matters Queensland Police officers regularly contact me about is the good old ‘Notice of Suspicion of unfitness for duty on medical grounds’. For those who are not familiar with what I’m referring to, section 8.3 of the… Read moreDiscussion – Notice of Suspicion of unfitness for duty on medical grounds; Section 8.3 Police Service Administration Act 1990 (Qld)

QPS RTI statistics on workplace bullying claims exclude claims of bullying by members of management

http://justice4workersqld.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/QPS-Bullying-claim-stats-HIGHLIGHTED-RTI-20544.pdf When Justice 4 Workers Qld requested statistics from the Queensland Police Service on how many WorkCover claims included allegations of workplace bullying, it was expected that ALL claims were included and not just those allegations of bullying by colleagues…. Read moreQPS RTI statistics on workplace bullying claims exclude claims of bullying by members of management

‘Mateship’, An Enabling and Protective Factor Associated With Queensland Police Suicide. Author: Dr Timothy White

In 2009 – 2010, Psychologist and former Queensland Police Human Services Officer (HSO) Dr. Timothy White commenced researching how mateship impacts upon suicide and suicide ideations within the Queensland Police Service. Dr White’s research was not supported or assisted by… Read more‘Mateship’, An Enabling and Protective Factor Associated With Queensland Police Suicide. Author: Dr Timothy White

Report: Broken, Bullied and Blue – A report on the obstacles faced by police with psychological injuries, and how the workers’ compensation system is failing them

In December 2016, Justice 4 Workers Qld forwarded an extended version of this report to the Queensland Premier, Queensland Police Minister and Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations.  The version attached has been sanitised to remove sensitive information in order… Read moreReport: Broken, Bullied and Blue – A report on the obstacles faced by police with psychological injuries, and how the workers’ compensation system is failing them