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WorkCover WA is the government agency responsible for regulating and administrating the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981.

The scheme ensures workers who suffer a work-related injury or illness are compensated for lost earnings, medical expenses, and other associated costs, and assists injured workers to achieve a safe and sustained return to work.

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01 Jul

Public hospital fees for workers’ compensation patients 2022-23

Revised public hospital fees for compensable patients take effect from 1 July 2022. These fees are regulated by the Department of Health under the Health Services Act 2016. A copy of the schedule is a... Read More »

01 Jul

WorkCover WA Strategic Plan 2022-2025: Building on Strength

WorkCover WA are pleased to announce the release of the WorkCover WA Strategic Plan 2022 – 2025: Building on Strength. The Strategic Plan will guide the Agency over the next three years in leading a... Read More »

21 Jun

Changes to the Assessment of Premium Rates and Industry Classification: Loading and Appeal Policy

Following a round table discussion with senior underwriters in June 2022, the WorkCover WA Board has approved a change to the Assessment of Premium Rates and Industry Classification: Loading and Appea... Read More »

16
Nov

WorkCover WA Conference

WorkCover WA looks forward to welcoming you to the WorkCover WA Conference 2022 on the new date, Wednesday, 16 November 2022. Optus Stadium will host the conference and this year’s theme is ‘reflecting on the past, focusing on the future’ as we celebrate 40 years of WorkCover WA.
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1 Jul

WorkCover WA are pleased to announce the release of the WorkCover WA Strategic Plan 2022 – 2025: Building on Strength.To view the Strategic Plan, visit the WorkCover WA website: bit.ly/3R5fRMG ... See MoreSee Less
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20 Jun

WorkCover WA does not manage claims or issue insurance policies.Insurance policies are privately underwritten and managed by our approved insurers. Because we are privately underwritten, we authorise approved insurers to manage claims and determine claim liability.For more information on our approved insurers, visit workcover.wa.gov.au/service-providers/insurers/ ... See MoreSee Less
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15 Jun

According to WorkCover WA data, despite a decreasing trend in claims, in 2020/21 63% of claims were lodged by men. #MensHealthWeek provides a platform to highlight issues in men's health and to raise the profile of men, their health outcomes and health needs.For more information, visit menshealthweek.org.au ... See MoreSee Less
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1 Jun

NEW CONFERENCE DATEJoin us as we celebrate #40yearsworkcoverwa at our Conference later this year!This highly anticipated event has been rescheduled to Wednesday 16 November 2022 at Optus Stadium Perth.Register to secure your spot and to take advantage of our early bird pricing bit.ly/WCWAconference ... See MoreSee Less
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27 May

Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians, and we all have a role to play. At WorkCover WA, we have been showing our commitment to reconciliation, through acknowledging Traditional Owners of the land, ethically sourcing Aboriginal artwork and developing policies that encourage a fair and inclusive workplace. Watch our video to learn more. #NRW2022 #BeBraveMakeChange ... See MoreSee Less
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WorkCover WA events

Find out about upcoming events including webinars and training.

Conversation Series

A series of videos exploring key messages of the Insurer and Self-insurer Principles and Standards.

Annual Report 2020/21

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

Brokers training program

Learn more about the scheme through our online learning program for brokers.

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