Advice Sheets

Schools: Commencement salary (teachers)

Publish date: 17/08/2017
Summary: When starting a new position with the DET, schools teachers may be eligible to have any prior service as a teacher recognised for the purposes of their commencement salary. Generally speaking, if you have worked as a classroom teacher prior to starting your employment with Department of Education and Training, you can have some or all of your experience recognised, providing that it meets the department’s criteria for approved teaching experience. Approved teaching experience includes: Experience in a Victorian registered school, including the Catholic and independent...

Schools: WorkCover

Publish date: 18/07/2017
Summary: If you are injured at work (either psychologically or physically), you may be able to claim WorkCover entitlements. To have a claim accepted, you must be able to establish that work has been a substantial contributing factor to your injury. Further, the injury must not be deemed to have arisen out of “reasonable action taken in a reasonable manner by the employer to transfer, demote, discipline, re-deploy, retrench or dismiss…[you]”. You can claim whether you are permanent, casual, full-time or part-time. Ideally, claims should be lodged with your employer within 30...

Disability: WorkCover

Publish date: 18/07/2017
Summary: If you are injured at work (either psychologically or physically) you may be able to claim WorkCover entitlements. To have a claim accepted, you must be able to establish that work has been a substantial contributing factor to your injury. Further, the injury must not be deemed to have arisen out of "reasonable action taken in a reasonable manner by the employer to transfer, demote, discipline, redeploy, retrench or dismiss the worker...". You can claim whether you are ongoing, casual, full-time or part-time. Ideally, claims should be lodged with your employer within...

TAFE: WorkCover

Publish date: 18/07/2017
Summary: If you are injured at work (either psychologically or physically), you may be able to claim WorkCover entitlements. To have a claim accepted, you must be able to establish that work has been a substantial contributing factor to your injury. Further, the injury must not be deemed to have arisen out of “reasonable action taken in a reasonable manner by the employer to transfer, demote, discipline, re-deploy, retrench or dismiss…[you]”. You can claim whether you are permanent, casual, full-time or part-time. Ideally, claims should be lodged with your employer within 30...