November 6, 2016

Former Anglicare worker awarded $450,000 after workplace incident causes PTSD

The Brisbane Times reports that the Anglican Church has been ordered to pay more than $454,935.68 in damages to a former Anglicare employee for psychological injuries she sustained when she was left alone with an abusive client.

"Rachel Greenway's assailant was 15 years old in August 2013, when he became verbally abusive and physically aggressive towards her as she supervised him at an Anglicare residence.

The details of the incident were outlined in graphic detail within Queensland District Court Judge Fleur Kingham's recently published decision.

 

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