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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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14 Jul

Foundations of Workers’ Compensation: Claims Managers – Now Available

WorkCover WA is pleased to announce the release of the new online training course ‘Foundations of Workers’ Compensation: Claims Managers’. This exciting new product is free for all industry stak... Read More »

04 Jul

Claims in Focus: Join us for the launch of our new Claims Managers training program!

WorkCover WA is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the new online training course ‘Foundations of Workers’ Compensation: Claims Managers’. This exciting new product is free for all indu... Read More »

01 Jul

Public hospital fees for workers’ compensation patients 2022-23

Revised public hospital fees for compensable patients take effect from 1 July 2022. These fees are regulated by the Department of Health under the Health Services Act 2016. A copy of the schedule is a... Read More »

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Nov

WorkCover WA Conference

WorkCover WA looks forward to welcoming you to the WorkCover WA Conference 2022 on the new date, Wednesday, 16 November 2022. Optus Stadium will host the conference and this year’s theme is ‘reflecting on the past, focusing on the future’ as we celebrate 40 years of WorkCover WA.
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5 Aug

⭐Meet Senior Policy Officer, Duane!⭐As a member of the Policy and Legislative Service Team, Duane makes sense of legislative complexities and uses analytic skills to strike a balance between legislative requirements, evidence-based interventions, best practice approaches and practicability when addressing scheme issues.Duane also engages with our inter-jurisdictional work with Safe Work Australia and the Head of Workers’ Compensation Authorities.Duane’s conduct is underpinned by respect and integrity with a premium placed on transparency, consistency, and trust!Meet the rest of our team by visiting bit.ly/3NV1Jm3 ... See MoreSee Less
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4 Aug

🌧️The Perth winter weather can make any workplace a high-risk area for slips and trips!🌧️Slipping or tripping on wet surfaces can lead to serious injury and in 2021, the average claim cost for injuries resulting from a slip or trip was $60,885! Download and discover more of our topical report stats by visiting bit.ly/2L5qRHs ... See MoreSee Less
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2 Aug

This morning WorkCover WA welcomed The Hon. Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Corrective Services; Industrial Relations as he met with staff with a range of skills, experiences and perspectives reflective of the Western Australian community.Minister Johnston expressed his thanks to the WorkCover WA staff for supporting the community of Western Australia. ... See MoreSee Less
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29 Jul

⛑️⛑️⛑️This week, our First Aid officers refreshed their CPR and First Aid skills. Thank you to Jude and Royal Life Saving Society - Australia for conducting the course and helping us keep our staff and all visitor safe. ... See MoreSee Less
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28 Jul

We wish to thank all guests for attending the ‘Claims in Focus’ event this morning and look forward to seeing you at our next event. If you missed today’s event, you can learn more about the new training program, Foundations of Workers’ Compensation: Claims Managers at workcoverwa.learnupon.com/store ... See MoreSee Less
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