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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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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 »

10 Jun

Indexation of Workers’ Compensation Payments for 2022-23

Injured workers have a range of statutory entitlements available to them in the Western Australian workers’ compensation scheme to assist them to recover from their workplace injury and return them ... Read More »

01 Jun


Following the recent postponement of the WorkCover WA Conference due to COVID-19, a new date has been confirmed – Wednesday 16 November 2022 and early bird registrations are now open. The Conference... Read More »


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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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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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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18 May

In light of National Volunteer Week (16-22 May 2022), it’s a timely reminder to note that a volunteer does not fall under the definition of a worker under the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981. If you’re a volunteer or looking to volunteer in the future, have a chat with the organisation or business you are wanting to volunteer with to find out if they have a suitable insurance policy which will cover you in the event of an injury. For more information, call WorkCover WA’s Advice and Assistance line on 1300 794 744. ... 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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