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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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19 Sep

Regional Compliance Education

WorkCover WA inspectors will be visiting Esperance on 29 September 2022 to conduct compliance checks and provide education regarding workers’ compensation. The aim of the visits and inspections will... Read More »

25 Aug

Regional Compliance Education

WorkCover WA inspectors will be visiting Karratha from 30 to 31 August 2022 to conduct compliance checks and provide education regarding workers’ compensation. The aim of the visits and inspections ... Read More »

14 Jul

Foundations of Workers’ Compensation: Claims Managers – Now Available

WorkCover WA is pleased to announce the release of the new online training course ‘Foundations of Workers’ Compensation: Claims Managers’. This exciting new product is free for all industry stak... Read More »

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

23 Sep

From past learnings to future aspirations - find out how we deliver services to support our future vision.Read our 2021/22 Annual Report here >>> bit.ly/WCWAAnnualReport ... See MoreSee Less
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19 Sep

WorkCover WA inspectors will be visiting Esperance on 29 September 2022 to conduct compliance checks and provide education regarding workers’ compensation. Employers, please have your insurer issued Certificate of Currency ready for inspection. We encourage you to find out more about workers’ compensation by: • watching our educational videos• reading about compliance activities on our website bit.ly/3QRK7sT• contacting our Advice and Assistance line on 1300 794 744 ... See MoreSee Less
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12 Sep

With all the showbags and rides, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement leading up to the Perth Royal Show and forget all about having a current policy for workers’ compensation. If you’re exhibiting and employing staff (including family members) at this year’s show, you must have a current policy for workers’ compensation! With less than a few weeks to go, it’s a good time to have a chat with your insurance broker or insurer to make sure you, your business and your employees are protected.Visit bit.ly/3QQyJhe to find out how you can get an insurance policy from one of our approved insurers. ... See MoreSee Less
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8 Sep

🟡“Will I ever get better?” 🟡 “How will I pay my bills and feed my family?” 🟡 “Is anyone even going to hire me again?” These are just a few of the common queries our Advice and Assistance team receive each year from injured workers’ who feel lost and alone during their claim. For many injured workers, a workers' compensation claim can be a difficult and confusing time. Simply reaching out to your work mate, friend, partner or family member and asking, “R U OK?” could change their life. You don’t need to be an expert to have an R U OK? conversation. Listening and giving someone your time might be just what they need to help them through.For conversation tips and resources, visit www.ruok.org.au ... See MoreSee Less
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5 Sep

WorkCover WA would like to thank ARPA National for hosting the recent ARPA WA PD: WorkCover WA Update. WorkCover WA was pleased to have the opportunity to discuss current and emerging issues and trends in workers’ compensation and injury management with industry professionals. ... See MoreSee Less
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NEW! Annual Report 2021/22

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

WorkCover WA events

Find out about upcoming events including webinars and training.

WorkCover WA Strategic Plan 2022 – 2025

The Strategic Plan sets the scene for guiding our Agency over the next three years

Claims Managers online training

Gain the skills needed to succeed as a workers’ compensation claims manager.

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