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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...
20 Jun 2014 - The previous decisions database now includes District Court appeal decisions of determinations from the Workers’ Compensation Arbitration Service. Read more...

Research, Evaluation and Statistics

Research

Injured Worker Survey

In 2010, WorkCover WA commissioned an independent survey of injured workers to obtain information about return to work outcomes and satisfaction with services provided throughout the Western Australian workers' compensation scheme. For more information, see the Injured Worker Survey page.

Employer Survey

In 2011, WorkCover WA commissioned an independent survey of employers to assess the effectiveness of WorkCover WA, insurers and insurance brokers in meeting the workers’ compensation needs of employers and to identify areas for improvement. To see the full report, see the Employer Survey page.

Evaluation

Actuarial reports

    Quarterly Statistics for WA Workers - March 2014 (PDF - 423kb)
    This actuarial report measures trends and changes in relation to key elements of the WA workers' compensation scheme including claim numbers, claim finalisation rates, payments per claim incurred and average case estimates. It is prepared by PriceWaterhouseCoopers Australia, which provides actuarial services to WorkCover WA.

WorkCover WA Statistical Reports

 
Related Links

About WorkCover WAFind out about WorkCover WA's mission, vision, values and role.

Workers' Compensation SchemeFind out how the Western Australia workers' compensation system works.

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