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Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Welfare and Compensation Refresher training

Welfare and Compensation Refresher training is now conducted as on-line training via the TIP E-Learning modules.
These courses can be completed at any time throughout the year.

Upon successful completion of the on-line modules, you will be deemed to have completed refresher training.

Normal course nomination process applies.

Monday, 7 November 2011

CLIK and 64 bit Compatibility

Has anything been done to make CLIK compatible with Windows 7?

The simple answer is NO.
CLIK in its current form is not compatible with 64 bit versions of Windows XP, Vista and 7.
There are some methods to overcome this with compatibility mode and also virtual machines, however these are typically not methods for the average computer user and hence have not been tested.
For the moment, CLIK will continue in its current form and existing problems in accessing it are unlikely to be resolved.

DVA has put considerable effort into enabling CLIK to be viewed from the DVA internet site and  providing detailed information about doing so. As this version of CLIK uses Citrix technology it is able to be viewed on most typical computing systems.

A project has been initiated to investigate options for converting CLIK to web format, however it is too early to say how that will go, nor when an outcome can be expected.

Updating to 64 bit Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 will mean a lack of compatibility with the latest CLIK disc being circulated.

Further information contact:
Graeme McElligott (Assistant Director, Technical Support, Knowledge and Documentation Online DVA)
02 6289 6048

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

Statements of Principles Updates

At the meeting of 4 October, the RMA:
  • Determinded Statements of Principles (SoPs) for:
varicose veins of the lower limb  120 of 2011 & 121 of 2011
(These SoPs revoke the SoPs previously determined for this condition).
  • Determined Amendment Statements of Principles (SoPs) for:
neoplasm of the pituitary gland  122 of 2011
cerebrovascular accident  123 of 2011 & 124 of 2011
ischaemic heart disease  125 of 2011 & 126 of 2011

These determinations conclude the previously advertised investigations into:
varicose veins of the lower limb
neoplasm of the pituitary gland
cerebrovascular accident
ischaemic heart disease
All of the above SoPs will take effect from 2 November 2011.
  • Determined not to amend Statement of Principles (SoPs) for:
neoplasm of the pituitary gland (RH)  42 of 2004
This decision was made on the grounds that this SoP was amended (46/2010) on 25 February 2010 in similar terms to the above amendment (122/2011).
A Declaration of the decision will appear in the Government Notices Gazette of 2 November 2011.

Download the Summary of Changes regarding SoPs 120 - 126 of 2011
(PDF-1026KB)   

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Understanding Carers Workshop

Still some vacancies available on the Understanding Carers Workshop being run by National Carer Support Services on Monday 7th November.

See the post below for more details