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12 Dec

New Online Conciliation Services

WorkCover WA’s Conciliation and Arbitration Services (CAS) provide dispute resolution services to parties involved in a workers’ compensation dispute. Each year, more than 2000 applications for co... Read More »

03 Dec

Reminder – WorkCover WA’s services will be limited on 27, 28 and 31 December this year.

WorkCover WA’s services will be limited on 27, 28 and 31 December this year. You are encouraged to note the dates and be aware a reduced number of staff in the Conciliation and Arbitration Services ... Read More »

08 Nov

WorkCover WA will have reduced services on 27, 28 and 31 December this year

With Christmas fast approaching, it is important to note WorkCover WA will have reduced services on 27, 28 and 31 December this year. Staff in the Conciliation and Arbitration Services Registry will b... Read More »

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May

WorkCover WA Conference

WorkCover WA Conference WorkCover WA will host up to 400 delegates at the WorkCover WA Conference 2019 on 8 and 9 May 2019 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth. Earlybird rates for the Conference are now available – register today to secure your place at the discounted rate! The first...Read More »
May 8, 2019 @ 8:30 am - May 9, 2019 @ 4:30 pm View Event »

12 Dec

Conciliation and Arbitration Services (CAS) will be transitioning to an online platform for administrative services related to conciliation in mid-2019.

An information seminar for practitioners will also be held in March 2019.
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10 Dec

WorkCover WA is reminding business owners in the supermarket and grocery industry, especially as the busy holiday period approaches, that they must have a current workers’ compensation insurance policy in place.

This includes coverage for casual workers and family members who work in the business, and in some circumstances, contractors and sub-contractors.

If, for example, one of your workers falls off a ladder, slips on a wet floor, or hurts themselves lifting and unpacking deliveries whilst you don’t have insurance, you will be held personally liable for the claim. This can be financially devastating for your business, as uninsured claims can reach hundreds of thousands of dollars. It’s simply not worth the risk.

Avoiding such costs is as easy is contacting your insurer or broker to ensure a current insurance policy is in place. If you do not have an insurer, our website provides details of insurers which can help you.
Unlike other insurances, workers’ compensation insurance does not automatically renew each year - you need to contact your insurer or broker to obtain a new policy and Certificate of Currency before your current one expires.

If you need assistance, contact WorkCover WA on 1300 794 744 or visit www.workcover.wa.gov.au to view our resources, including educational video 'Workers' compensation insurance: a guide for employers' - www.workcover.wa.gov.au/resources/educational-videos/#insuranceguidevideo
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4 Dec

F.A.Q
How long does it take for a claim to be decided?

A: Your employer has five working days to submit your claim form and First Certificate of Capacity to their insurer. The insurer has 14 days to make a decision on the claim.

If your employer is a self-insurer there are 17 days to make a decision on the claim. In more complex cases, an insurer has a further 10 days to make a decision.

For more information, see the Making a claim page: www.workcover.wa.gov.au/workers/understanding-your-rights-obligations-entitlements/making-a-claim/
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