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04 Jul 2014 - On 1 July 2014, WorkCover WA’s new certificates of capacity replaced the First, Progress and Final medical certificates. Medical practitioners and practice managers can obtain the new certificates through their software provider or download them directly from the WorkCover WA gpsupport website. Read more...
26 Jun 2014 - The Hon Michael Mischin MLC, Attorney General; Minister for Commerce, has tabled in Parliament WorkCover WA’s Review of the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981: Final Report. Read more...
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Arbitration Service

The primary role of the Workers' Compensation Arbitration Service is to make determinations on workers' compensation disputes, which are legally binding upon parties.

A dispute must have been conciliated by the Workers' Compensation Conciliation Service (or a certificate issued by the Director of Conciliation advising the matter is not suitable for conciliation) before an Application for Arbitration (Form 150) can be made to the Workers' Compensation Arbitration Service.

Arbitration can be a complex, costly and time-consuming process. Parties are encouraged to resolve disputes as quickly as possible, and may do so at any time in the process.

See the full Conciliation and Arbitration Process chart on the Overview page.

If you would like more information on the Workers' Compensation Arbitration Service, lodging your Application or the arbitration process please see the Guide to the Workers' Compensation Arbitration Service.

 

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