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Strategic Plan 2015-18

WorkCover WA’s new Strategic Plan 2015-18 comes into effect on 1 July 2015.

Public hospital fees for workers’ compensation patients 2015-16

Revised public hospital fees for compensable patients come into effect on 1 July 2015.

Amendments to the Conciliation and Arbitration Rules

The Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Conciliation Rules 2011 (Conciliation Rules) and the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Arbitration Rules 2011 (Arbitration Rules) have been amended.

Costs Determination for the Workers’ Compensation Conciliation and Arbitration Services

A new Costs Determination has been published in the Government Gazette for the Workers’ Compensation Conciliation and Arbitration Services. The Costs Determination governs the awarding of legal costs in the Workers’ Compensation Conciliation and Arbitration Services.

Prescribed amount schedule for 2015-16

The Prescribed Amount for this coming financial year has increased by just over 2% from $212,980.00 to $217,970.00.

Welcome to WorkCover WA Seminar

WorkCover WA holds a seminar every quarter to provide an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia. The next Welcome to WorkCover WA seminar will be held on Tuesday 9 June 2015 in Shenton Park.

Insightful Injury Management Conference a success

On 5 and 6 May 2015, Western Australia’s workers’ compensation and injury management community gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing injury management today.

Appointment of new Registrar

WorkCover WA is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nilan Ekanayake to the position of Registrar, Arbitration.

Information for Injured Workers Trial

General Practitioners (GPs) play a key role in assisting injured workers within the Western Australian workers’ compensation and injury management scheme.

2015/16 Recommended Premium Rates

WorkCover WA Chief Executive Officer Ms Michelle Reynolds today made a media statement announcing a 4.7 per cent decrease in the 2015/16 recommended premium rates for compulsory workers’ compensation insurance in Western Australia. The average recommended premium rate for 2015/16 will be 1.483 per cent of total wages (down from the…Read More »