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04 Jan

PTSD presumption for ambulance workers – effective 1 February 2022

Amendments to the Regulations establish a rebuttable presumption of work-related injury for post-traumatic stress disorder contracted by ambulance workers. The amendment regulations implement a McGowa... Read More »

20 Dec

Reminder – WorkCover WA Christmas Reduced Service Period

With the festive season just around the corner, WorkCover WA CEO Chris White, reminds all stakeholders that the Agency will have reduced services operating on 29, 30 and 31 December this year. Staff i... Read More »

01 Dec

WorkCover WA Christmas Reduced Service Period

Ahead of a busy festive season, WorkCover WA CEO Chris White, reminds all stakeholders of the Agency’s services. WorkCover WA is open for business, with reduced services operating on 29, 30 and 31 D... Read More »


WorkCover WA Conference 2022

The next WorkCover WA Conference will be held on 25 May 2022 at Optus Stadium, Perth. The Conference is a one-day contemporary event and will celebrate ’40 years of WorkCover WA’. Speakers and topics will complement the theme ‘reflecting on the past, focussing on the future’ and there will be...Read More »
May 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm View Event »
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19 Jan

Is your New Year’s resolution to volunteer with a charity or organisation?It’s important to note that a volunteer does not fall under the definition of a worker under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981. Have a chat with the organisation or business you are wanting to volunteer with to find out if they have a suitable insurance policy that will cover you in the event of an injury. For more information, call WorkCover WA’s Advice and Assistance line on 1300 794 744. ... See MoreSee Less
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13 Jan

Our Advice and Assistance Service Team often get asked by injured workers, “What do I do if I haven’t been paid?”If you haven’t received your weekly payments, you should:1. Speak to your employer – Let them know you have not received your payment.2. Speak to your employer’s insurer – If your employer is unable to help, contact your employer’s insurer and seek their assistance in resolving the issue.3. Keep records – Make a record of each contact you make with your employer and their insurer. 4. Contact WorkCover WA – If you have attempted to resolve the issue without success, call 1300 794 744. ... See MoreSee Less
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11 Jan

Did you know, in 2019/20, the average claim cost in the WA construction industry was $70,680; with sprains and strains leading the type of injury for claims lodged.For more interesting industry-specific facts, go to ... See MoreSee Less
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4 Jan

Our approved medical specialists (AMS) play such an important role in the workers’ compensation scheme. Last month, we trialled WorkCover WA’s first online AMS training session, delivering education to stakeholders across Western Australia, unable to attend the session face-to-face.Our online training sessions allow us to reach our stakeholders across the state, providing vital education to everyone. Visit and subscribe to our eNews to find out when our next online training session is! ... See MoreSee Less
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1 Jan

Happy New Year from all of us at WorkCover WA!Our team will be back in the office Tuesday 4 January 2022. We look forward to another wonderful year supporting a Western Australian workers’ compensation and injury management scheme that works for all! ... See MoreSee Less
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WorkCover WA events

Find out about upcoming events including webinars and training.

Conversation Series

A series of videos exploring key messages of the Insurer and Self-insurer Principles and Standards.

NEW! Annual Report 2020/21

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

Brokers training program

Learn more about the scheme through our online learning program for brokers.

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