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19 Nov

Principles of Practice for Workplace Rehabilitation Providers

The Heads of Workers Compensation Authorities (HWCA) has endorsed new Principles of Practice for Workplace Rehabilitation Providers which are available on the HWCA website: Read More »

12 Nov

WorkCover WA Chief Executive Officer appointment

WorkCover WA is pleased to announce the Governor in Executive Council has approved the appointment of Mr Chris White as Chief Executive Officer, WorkCover WA for a five year term commencing 12 Novembe... Read More »

11 Nov

Workers’ Compensation Scheme Trends Report now available

WorkCover WA’s annual Scheme Trends Report is now available to download and provides an excellent snapshot of key statistics and trends in the Western Australian workers’ compensation scheme. It c... Read More »


Welcome to WorkCover WA Seminar

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 »
November 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am View Event »


IFAP’s Injury Management Coordinator Course

This course is specifically designed for people who have responsibility (either directly or indirectly) for injured workers in their organisation. It provides the participant with an introduction to the rights and obligations enshrined in the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 and its regulations for all parties involved in...Read More »
December 2 - December 4 View Event »

19 Nov

Did you know in 2018/19 there were 277,716 visits to the WorkCover WA website? WorkCover WA’s website is an accessible and user-friendly platform providing information and resources about the services WorkCover WA offers as well as the rights and responsibilities of scheme participants. To view our website, visit ... See MoreSee Less

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14 Nov

Last month WorkCover WA officers conducted compliance checks and provided educational resources to local employers and service providers in Bunbury. Five businesses were served with infringement notices and six businesses are currently under further investigation. It is important to ensure your workers’ compensation policy is up-to-date.

For a list of approved insurers, or help meeting your workers’ compensation responsibilities, please call WorkCover WA’s Advice and Assistance line on 1300 794 744.
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6 Nov

A restaurant was recently fined $16,774 for not holding a valid workers’ compensation policy.

Workers’ compensation insurance protects employers from the financial cost of a work-related injury or disease. It also protects injured workers by providing weekly payments to cover loss of earning capacity, payment of reasonable medical and rehabilitation expenses, and other entitlements.

Employers can obtain insurance by engaging a WorkCover WA approved insurer directly, or through a broker. For more information, visit…/getting-an-insurance-policy/
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Welcome to WorkCover WA seminars

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New careers page

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Annual Report 2018/19

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

Injured worker video

Find out about the services and entitlements available to you if you are injured at work.

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