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19 Oct

Welcome to WorkCover WA Seminar

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 20 No... Read More »

12 Oct

WorkCover WA Seminar

WorkCover WA is holding a free WorkCover WA Seminar to help stakeholders better understand their rights, roles and responsibilities within the workers’ compensation and injury management scheme. Thi... Read More »

21 Sep

Proposed amendments to the Workers’ Compensation (Legal Practitioners and Registered Agents) Costs Determination 2015

The Workers’ Compensation (Legal Practitioners and Registered Agents) Costs Determination 2015 (Costs Determination) governs the awarding of legal costs in the Workers’ Compensation Conciliation ... Read More »


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 »
November 14 - November 16 View Event »


Approved Audiometric Officer Online Training Course

This two-hour training course has been designed to provide Audiologists, Approved Audiometric Officers and administration/support officers with the necessary skills to submit air conduction hearing test results with WorkCover WA through the Approved Audiometric Officers Online (AAO) application. A short assessment will be conducted at the conclusion of the online...Read More »
November 14 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am View Event »


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 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am View Event »

16 Oct

WorkCover WA investigators will be visiting Williams, Wagin, Brookton, Cuballing, Popanyinning, Pingelly, Beverley and York in the Wheabelt region from 29 to 30 October 2018. They will be performing compliance checks on businesses in the area to ensure workers’ compensation insurance policies are up-to-date.

It is important to remember:
• employers in WA must have workers’ compensation insurance
• workers’ compensation insurance does not automatically renew each year
• public liability insurance is not the same as workers’ compensation insurance
• family members paid to work in a business must be insured
• contractors and sub-contractors can be ‘workers’ and may require cover
• ‘business packages’ from insurers often exclude workers’ compensation liability, so it’s important to check you have the correct cover.

WorkCover WA welcomes the opportunity to meet with you to answer any questions you may have in relation to workers’ compensation. If you would like to meet with WorkCover WA or arrange a presentation, please call Communications & Education on (08) 9388 5611.
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12 Oct

FAQ: Do I accrue leave while on workers’ compensation?

WorkCover WA often receives queries from injured workers and employers about the accrual of leave whilst on workers’ compensation. The Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 is silent on this, and therefore WorkCover WA is unable to provide advice regarding this. If you need information about the accrual of leave, you need to contact the Fair Work Ombudsman on 13 13 94 or view the information provided on their website.
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