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04 May

COVID-19 Notice – JobKeeper and Wage Declarations

Employers are required to provide a wage declaration to their insurer when effecting or renewing a workers’ compensation insurance policy. A declaration of ‘estimated’ wages payable to workers i... Read More »

17 Apr

CAS Service Update – COVID19 Bulletin

Arbitration Documents can be Lodged Online from 20 April 2020 From 20 April 2020 Arbitration documents can be lodged via the Conciliation and Arbitration Services module (Online Module) of the WorkCov... Read More »

08 Apr

Recommended Premium Rates 2020/21

WorkCover WA Chief Executive Officer Mr Chris White today made a media statement announcing a 0.4 per cent decrease in the 2020/21 recommended premium rates for compulsory workers’ compensation insu... Read More »

19 May

If you are an injured worker and you disagree with or ‘dispute’ a decision made by an insurer in relation to your claim, it’s important you discuss the issue with the insurer before lodging a dispute application at WorkCover WA. Each insurer is obliged to review their decisions. If a resolution can’t be reached, you can then lodge a dispute application with WorkCover WA. More information is available at www.workcover.wa.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2019-Guide-to-the-Workers-Compensation-Concili... ... See MoreSee Less

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12 May

If you are an employer you are legally required to hold workers’ compensation insurance. Unlike other types of insurance, workers’ compensation insurance does not automatically renew. This is because the premium you pay is based on the total remuneration you will pay to your workers during the 12 month policy period and this amount changes from period to period. You should make a note in your calendar and follow-up with your insurer or broker if you have not received your policy renewal a month before it is due to expire. More information about understanding your insurance policy is available at www.workcover.wa.gov.au/employers/getting-an-insurance-policy/583-2/ ... See MoreSee Less

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28 Apr

WorkCover WA’s online chat service is available Monday to Friday during business hours through the WorkCover WA website. Our Communications & Education team operate this service and are happy to chat with you and answer any questions you have about workers’ compensation and injury management. ... See MoreSee Less

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21 Apr

Online lodgement of arbitration related documents is now possible via WorkCover WA Online. Parties to a dispute can now lodge Arbitration related documents and applications and receive Notices issued by the Arbitration Service via the online portal. ... See MoreSee Less

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