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WorkCover WA is the government agency responsible for regulating and administrating the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981.

The scheme ensures workers who suffer a work-related injury or illness are compensated for lost earnings, medical expenses, and other associated costs, and assists injured workers to achieve a safe and sustained return to work.

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09 Jan

WorkCover WA Board update

WorkCover WA extends their sincerest thanks to Victoria Wilmot, whose term with the Board concluded at the end of 2022. Ms Wilmot has been a member of the Board since 2005 and has made significant con... Read More »

19 Dec

Changes to audiometric equipment approval standards

WorkCover WA currently approves audiometric equipment based on the criteria set within Australian/New Zealand Standard – Occupational Noise Management Part 4: Auditory Assessment, AS/NZS 1269.4... Read More »

05 Dec

WorkCover WA Holiday Closedown 2022

WorkCover WA will be closed over the festive period, from Monday 26 December to Monday 2 January inclusive. Normal services will resume on Tuesday 3 January 2023. While the WorkCover WA Online portal ... Read More »

Learn more about WorkCover WA, our priorities and activities during the past financial year.

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1 Feb

WorkCover WA reviews the performance of insurers each year. These reviews are an important tool to maintain oversight of the scheme and continue strengthening outcomes for injured workers and employers.Over the next two weeks we will meet with all approved insurers, such as the team from QBE Insurance Australia, to discuss their performance, emerging issues within the industry and our focus for the coming year. ... See MoreSee Less
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27 Jan

Want the latest news on workers’ compensation and injury management in Western Australia?Click the link below to subscribe to our monthly eNewsletter, ‘Compensation Matters’, to get the latest news and event updates from WorkCover ... See MoreSee Less
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23 Jan

WorkCover WA does not manage claims or issue insurance policies.Insurance policies are privately underwritten and managed by our approved insurers. Because we are privately underwritten, we authorise approved insurers to manage claims and determine claim liability.For more information on our approved insurers, visit ... See MoreSee Less
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19 Jan

Meet our Senior Regulation Officer - Uninsured Claims, Dean!Dean works with various stakeholders, managing a portfolio of uninsured claims.“My role is both challenging and rewarding. I am trusted to work autonomously and respectfully in collaboration with stakeholders to oversee and resolve all uninsured claims within Western Australia.”If you have any questions regarding workers’ compensation and injury management, call our Advice and Assistance Line on 1300 794 744. ... See MoreSee Less
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17 Jan

Today, our CEO and A/General Manager, Regulatory Services were delighted to attend the Official Opening of Allianz's new office on Hay Street, Perth. It was a pleasure to tour the new premises and meet the Allianz staff, who work passionately to provide workers' compensation insurance in our state. Pictured from left to right: Rebecca Harris, A/General Manager Regulatory Services, WorkCover WA, Chris White, CEO, WorkCover WA, Julie Mitchell, Chief General Manager, Personal Injury, Allianz and Noel Catchpole, Manager Western Region Claims - Workers Compensation, Allianz. ... See MoreSee Less
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NEW! Annual Report 2021/22

Learn more about WorkCover WA, our priorities and activities during the past financial year.

WorkCover WA events

Find out about upcoming events including webinars and training.

WorkCover WA Strategic Plan 2022 – 2025

The Strategic Plan sets the scene for guiding our Agency over the next three years

Claims Managers online training

Gain the skills needed to succeed as a workers’ compensation claims manager.

Site last updated: 7 February 2023 at 3:11 pm