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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 Feb

Official release of the Insurance Brokers Principles and Standards of Practice

Today WorkCover WA will officially release the Insurance Brokers Principles and Standards of Practice (Principles and Standards) during an information session for 120 industry professionals. The Princ... Read More »

01 Dec

WorkCover WA Prosecution Function

WorkCover WA regulates employer compliance with the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (the Act). Any employer who breaches their legal obligations under the Act is liable to have ... Read More »

31 Oct

New medical and allied health fees

Amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management (Scales of Fees) Regulations 1998 come into effect on 1 November 2023. The amendments apply a 4.62 percent increase to all medical and a... Read More »

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14 Feb

It is an employer’s responsibility to keep a current policy of workers compensation insurance in place. Keep your contact details up to date and remember to renew your policy every year.Learn more www.workcover.wa.gov.au/employers/ ... See MoreSee Less
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5 Feb

WorkCover WA inspectors headed to the Cocos Islands last week to conduct a compliance and education visit.The three-day visit included attending community centres, and meeting with local employers to raise awareness of workers compensation and injury management obligations.Find out more about WorkCover WA’s educational activities for employers and the resources we have available here www.workcover.wa.gov.au/employers/education-resources/ ... See MoreSee Less
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2 Feb

Yesterday, WorkCover WA hosted an information session for 120 insurance brokers and industry professionals announcing the release of the Insurance Brokers Principles and Standards of Practice.The event was a great opportunity to connect with our stakeholders and flag important upcoming legislative changes. We were also pleased to welcome special guests Dr Mary Wyatt and Sharon Stratford from the It Pays to Care project, who shared their valuable insights.Visit our website to access the Principles and Standards and learn more about our targeted broker information sessions. www.workcover.wa.gov.au/service-providers/insurance-brokers/The Principles and Standards come into effect on 1 July 2024. ... See MoreSee Less
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25 Jan

WorkCover WA will be closed for the public holiday on Friday 26 January.The WorkCover WA Online portal will still be available for document lodgement during this period, however, documents will not be processed until services resume on Monday 29 January 2024. ... See MoreSee Less
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24 Jan

Let’s talk: Misinformation. Workers compensation claims can cost over $1M. That's why a policy is compulsory for every employer.Make sure you have the right insurance cover in place to protect your workers and your business.Learn more at www.workcover.wa.gov.au/employers/ ... See MoreSee Less
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WorkCover WA Conference 2023

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