WorkCover WA is committed to supporting the ongoing professional development and requirements of all stakeholders involved in the workers’ compensation and injury management scheme.

This section includes information on free presentations and seminars conducted or commissioned by WorkCover WA, as well as how to apply to promote an event on the Calendar.

Accessibility

All events that are held at WorkCover WA’s offices in Shenton Park are accessible to wheelchairs. Designated parking bays and set down areas are available to all visitors.

Access available events on our Events Calendar.
The Welcome to WorkCover WA Seminar is a free event hosted by WorkCover WA based on stakeholder demand. It provides an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in WA and all interested parties are welcome to attend.

Topics

  • How the scheme operates
  • Latest legislative developments
  • Conciliation and Arbitration Services
  • How premium rates are calculated, and
  • Role of employers in injury management.

Target audience

This seminar is ideal for anyone who is new to workers’ compensation or injury management, as well as existing employees working in insurance, broking, self-insurance, workers’ compensation law, rehabilitation, injury management and return to work.

There will also be an opportunity to have your questions answered by the leadership team at WorkCover WA.

Seminar details

Registrations are essential. To register or for further details on the next available seminar view the Events Calendar  or contact communications@workcover.wa.gov.au.

For employers and health providers, a WorkCover WA representative can deliver presentations on request to groups of 20 or more.

Presentations will ordinarily run for 60 minutes (inclusive of time for questions and discussion) and provide an overview of the workers’ compensation system, injury management, dispute resolution and the roles and responsibilities of key parties within the scheme.

Requesting a presentation

To request a presentation you will need to provide at least 30 days notice and complete the Presentation Request Form (Word – 160kb).

Free seminars for injured workers are run by IFAP on behalf of WorkCover WA.

See the Events Calendar for upcoming dates and information on how to register.

We welcome events from other agencies and organisations. If you would like to promote an event on the Calendar, please read the  Events Calendar Policy (PDF – 56kb) and complete the Event Submission Form (Word – 120kb).

Completed forms can be emailed to the Communications and Education Branch at communications@workercover.wa.gov.au or faxed to (08) 9388 5550.