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.
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.
Scheme Status Report - June 2013 (PDF - 811kb)
This report measures trends and changes in relation to key elements of the WA workers' compensation scheme including claim numbers, claim payments, estimated costs, claim management and dispute and common law applications, with a comparison of approved insurer and self-insurers.
Insurer Claim Report - March 2013 (PDF - 1.1MB)
This report monitors claim activity and measures claim management performance of the eight approved insurers operating within the WA workers’ compensation scheme and the Insurance Commission of Western Australia.
Self-insurer Claim Activity Report
To review self-insurer claim activity and claim management, refer to Section 2 of the Scheme Quarterly Status Report listed above.
Medical, Allied Health and Vocational Rehabilitation Service Status Report - December 2012 (PDF - 1.3MB)
This report details all payments associated with medical, allied health and vocational rehabilitation services provided within the WA workers' compensation scheme. The report includes indicators of numbers of services, payments associated with services, average payments per service, average services per claim and average payments per claim. This report is produced every six months.
Concilliation and Arbitration Services Status Report - June 2013 (PDF - 647kb)
This report presents descriptive information on key activity within the Conciliation and Arbitration Services between 1 December 2011 and 30 June 2013
Workers' Compensation Statistical Report: 2008/09-2011/12 (PDF - 1.5MB)
This report presents descriptive statistical information about key elements of the WA workers' compensation scheme over a four year period including premium rates, claims (numbers, payments, costs), claim management and lost-time claims (gender, occupation, industry). This report is produced on an annual basis.
Construction Industry Statistical Information: 2009/10-2011/12 (PDF - 256kb)
This report presents descriptive statistical information about key elements of the construction industry over a three year period including claims (numbers, payments, costs), claim management and lost-time claims.
Manufacturing Industry Statistical Information: 2009/10-2011/12 (PDF - 256kb)
This report presents descriptive statistical information about key elements of the manufacturing industry over a three year period including claims (numbers, payments, costs), claim management and lost-time claims.
Long Duration Claims in the WA workers' compensation scheme: 2004/05-2009/10 (PDF - 1MB)
This report provides an analysis of long duration claims (defined as workers' compensation claims which involve an injured worker having 60 or more days/shifts off work) within the WA workers' compensation scheme. Information is reported at three levels: overall scheme, claimant characteristics and injury attributes.
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