USEFUL WEB SITES. Please Report any website address failures or updates to Craig Angus, Biological Sciences. Web Version. Macquarie University Work in remote locations Section 27.47 - (Microsoft Word Version) Fieldwork Forms - http://www.bio.mq.edu.au/bio-fieldwork/ University Insurance - http://www.ofs.mq.edu.au/university_insurance/index.htm University Staff Travel Policy - http://www.ofs.mq.edu.au/university_insurance/overseas_travel.htm NSW State Government Regulations NSW Work Cover: http://www.workcover.nsw.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx General Search Please use Whitepages Search: http://www.whitepages.com.au/wp/ in addition to the links below. Australian Emergency Services - For all emergencies: Call 000. From Mobiles 112. 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