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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 »

02 Nov

Earlybird registrations now open!

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 to... Read More »

02 Nov

New medical and allied health fees

Amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management (Scales of Fees) Regulations 1998 came into effect on 1 November 2018. The amendments apply a 1.58 percent increase to all medical and a... Read More »

14
Nov

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 »

20
Nov

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 »

04
Dec

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. This seminar will be held on Tuesday 4 December 2018 at WorkCover WA. Topics include: Workers’ compensation insurance Claims process Injury management Return...Read More »
December 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am View Event »

9 Nov

WorkCover WA publishes the outcomes of prosecutions against employers who have not met their workers’ compensation obligations. All businesses that employ workers must have workers’ compensation insurance under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981, and failure to do so can result in serious consequences and penalties.

Over an 18 month period, a café operated and employed workers whilst not holding a current workers’ compensation policy. The café was ordered to pay $23,740, equating to:

• $10,000 fine
• $927 in costs
• $12,813 in avoided premium.

These situations are easily avoidable, by ensuring you have a current workers’ compensation policy. Speak to an approved insurer, or an insurance broker. A list of approved insurers is on our website.
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