The WorkCover WA Annual Report 2018/19 was tabled in Parliament on 25 September 2019 by the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations, the Hon. Bill Johnston MLA.
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Scheme Trends Report now available
WorkCover WA’s annual Scheme Trends Report is now available to download. It provides an overview of key trends and statistics in the WA workers’ compensation scheme. Click the image to access the report.
Educational videos available
WorkCover WA’s educational videos provide a quick overview of key processes and information for stakeholders relating to workers’ compensation in Western Australia. Click the image to be directed to the ‘Educational videos’ page.
Recommended premium rates 2019/20
WorkCover WA has just announced the recommended workers’ compensation premium rates for 2019/20. Click this image for more.
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The WorkCover WA Facebook page provides education and information to stakeholders, and keeps followers updated about Agency activities.
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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 25 Fe... Read More »
The Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Industrial Relations has announced that Sharryn Jackson has been appointed as the new chairperson of WorkCover WA, effective from January 4, 2020 for a three-ye... Read More »
WorkCover WA’s email system will be upgraded during the Christmas reduced services period between 27 December 2019 and 1 January 2020. All emails sent to WorkCover WA during this time should be copi... Read More »
The Welcome to WorkCover WA Seminar is an event hosted by WorkCover WA based on stakeholder demand. It provides an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in WA and all interested parties are welcome to attend. Topics include: How the scheme operates Legislation and premium rates Claims process and statistics...Read More » February 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 amView Event »
Is your New Year’s resolution to volunteer with a charity or organisation?
It is important to note that a volunteer does not generally fall under the definition of a worker under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981.
It is encouraged you check your charity or organisation covers you with an appropriate insurance policy, which may cover a portion of your salary if you cannot attend your usual paid work as a result of an injury while volunteering. For more information, call WorkCover WA’s Advice and Assistance line on 1300 794 744. ... See MoreSee Less
WorkCover WA staff recently supported @SharetheDignity and donated 37 bags filled with personal hygiene products and everyday luxuries to homeless women, women at risk and women experiencing domestic violence across Australia. To find out more about Share the Dignity, click here: sharethedignity.com.au/... See MoreSee Less
The Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Industrial Relations has announced Sharryn Jackson has been appointed as the new chairperson of WorkCover WA for a three-year term from 4 January 2020.
Llewellyn Jones has been appointed as the nominee member experienced in insurance matters and Victoria Wilmot has been reappointed as the nominee member experienced in accounting and financial management.
Starting a business in the new year? It is important to remember that you must have workers’ compensation insurance for anyone you employ who the legislation defines as a ‘worker’. Learn more about the definition of a worker here bit.ly/38jZcyx
Employers can obtain insurance by engaging a WorkCover WA approved insurer directly, or through an insurance broker. For more information, visit bit.ly/2qa4dYH ... See MoreSee Less
WorkCover WA wishes you a safe and enjoyable festive season. A friendly reminder that our services will be limited on 27, 30 and 31 December. Normal services will resume on 2 January 2020. For more details, visit bit.ly/2s83vfJ ... See MoreSee Less