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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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New Bill - Workers Compensation and Injury Management Amendment (Jockeys) Bill 2012

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New Bill - Workers Compensation and Injury Management Amendment (Jockeys) Bill 2012


The Government has introduced a Bill into the WA Parliament to align the rate of weekly compensation paid to licensed jockeys with their pre-injury average weekly earnings on the same basis as other non-award workers under the Workers' Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981. The Bill also clarifies the scope of the workers' compensation insurance obligation between Racing and Wagering Western Australia and licensed trainers regarding work done by jockeys for trainers at unlicensed facilities.

See the Legislative Review Implementation Project page to read more.

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