ODD SPOT

The Coffs Coast Advocate - - LIFE -

AUSSIES are al­ways look­ing for a way to bank a wage for min­i­mal ef­fort – worker’s comp takes the ef­fort to zero.

If not for the associated court cases be­ing paid for from the public purse, these would be hi­lar­i­ous.

Case 1 – the obese ABS worker who claimed a psy­cho­log­i­cal in­jury left him un­able to mow his lawn.

Case 2 – the ATO worker who claimed $20,000 for breast re­duc­tion surgery, claim­ing sit­ting at a desk caused neck and back pain.

Case 3 – the public ser­vant who claimed for phys­i­cal in­juries sus­tained in a mo­tel room romp on a work trip.

None of the trio, thank­fully, re­ceived a dime.

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