WorkCover WA’s Advisory phone number 1300 794 744 has temporarily ceased. Please contact any of the following phone numbers to speak to an Advisory Officer. Please call an alternative number if you are unable to leave a message.
Arbitration Arbitration services are continuing to operate. New applications for arbitration and/or documents in relation to existing matters can be lodged in hard copy whilst postal and courier servi... Read More »
The impacts associated with government measures to address the spread of COVID-19 will affect how existing workers’ compensation claims are managed. The possible impacts on workers’ compensation a... Read More »
An employer was recently fined $1,300 for failing to produce wage records to a WorkCover WA inspector. WorkCover WA investigates non-compliance with the Act. Failing to cooperate with an inspector’s inquiries, verbally or in writing, may lead to penalties. More information about the penalties for non-compliance is at www.workcover.wa.gov.au/employers/costs-of-non-compliance/... See MoreSee Less
WorkCover WA is receiving many enquiries regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the workers’ compensation scheme and its stakeholders. We are closely monitoring the situation, and updating our website with information relating to these issues.
If you are a worker waiting for a decision on your workers’ compensation claim, you are typically responsible for paying medical treatment and other related costs. Your employer does not typically pay for these. If your claim is accepted, your employer will then reimburse you up to the recommended amount set by WorkCover WA. Keep copies of any invoices and receipts and pass them to your employer if your claim is accepted. ... See MoreSee Less