- Kevin Daly v Q-COMP (C/2009/23) – appeal against the decision of the Industrial Magistrate on the issue of not being a “worker” – father ‘working’ for his son – appeal dismissed and ‘control test’ relied upon.
- Elizabeth Miller v Q-COMP (C/2009/20) – appeal against the decision of the Industrial Magistrate on the issue of “reasonable management action” – Q-COMP v Rowe (2009) 191 QGIG 67 relied upon in dismissing the appeal.
- The Corporation of the Trustees of the Order of the Sisters of Mercy Queensland Inc trading as Holy Cross Laundry v Krystyna Karas and Q-COMP (C/2009/24) – appeal by the employer incompetent on the basis of the reasons in Bundaberg Health Service District Queensland Health v Brugman (2006) 181 QGIG 276.
- Q-COMP v Wayne McAlinden (B/2009/45) – appeal by Mr McAlinden dismissed for want of prosecution by him.
- Transfield Services v Gavin Wesche  QIC 31 – appeal by Transfield in respect of the decision of the Industrial Magistrate finding them guilty of breaching section 28(1) of the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995. Note the reference to Bourk v Power Serve Pty Ltd  QCA 225 at paragraph  and Parry v Woolworths Limited  QCA 26. On the basis there was some “risk” of the crank handle coming off and the Appellant having the onus of proof and did not satisfy that onus by showing there was not an unidentified risk of the handle coming off or that it did not come off, the appeal was dismissed.
Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack