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The WorkCover WA Online Conciliation Service Module is Mandatory From 4 November 2019

The WorkCover WA Online Conciliation Service module (Conciliation module) has been available for use since 5 August 2019 and facilitates lodgement of an application for conciliation and supporting documents, as well as ongoing administrative management of a dispute. The Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Conciliation Rules 2011 (Conciliation Rules) were…Read More »

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 2019. The amendments apply a 1.78 percent increase to all medical and allied health fees, based on application of WorkCover WA’s composite index. A compilation of all medical and allied health…Read More »

Welcome to WorkCover WA seminar

WorkCover WA holds a seminar every quarter to provide an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia. The next Welcome to WorkCover WA seminar will be held on Tuesday 26 November 2019 at WorkCover WA. Topics include: How the scheme operates Legislation and premium rates Claims process and…Read More »

October is Safe Work Month – ‘Be a Safety Champion’

This month is Safe Work Month and WorkCover WA is encouraging all workplaces to have a discussion with staff about the health benefits of an early and safe return to work for injured workers. Research shows the longer an injured worker is away from work, the less likely they are…Read More »

WorkCover WA Annual Report 2018/19 tabled in Parliament

The WorkCover WA Annual Report 2018/19 was tabled in Parliament on 25 September 2019 by the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations, the Hon. Bill Johnston MLA. The Annual Report is divided into seven sections that detail our performance and achievements across the last financial year. The report…Read More »

Streamline WA online portal launched in WA

The State Government has launched a Streamline WA online portal to provide a new tool for businesses, industry and the community to submit their ideas about improving regulation in Western Australia. The portal is a key component of the Streamline WA initiative launched in December 2018 which aims to identify,…Read More »

The WorkCover WA Online Conciliation Module is available for use

The WorkCover WA Online Conciliation Service module (Conciliation module) is now available and adds another service to those already available via the WorkCover WA Online platform. The Conciliation module facilitates lodgement of an application for conciliation and supporting documents, as well as ongoing administrative management of a dispute. The Workers’…Read More »

Fact Sheet for Workers – Silicosis claims in the engineered stone benchtop industry

Research in Australia and overseas has found workers in the engineered stone benchtop industry can be exposed to levels of respirable crystalline silica which are hazardous to their health. Workers can be exposed to silica dust whilst dry cutting, grinding, sanding and polishing stone bench tops and during the installation…Read More »

Welcome to WorkCover WA Seminar

WorkCover WA holds a seminar every quarter to provide an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia. The next Welcome to WorkCover WA seminar will be held on Tuesday 27 August 2019 at WorkCover WA. Topics include: How the scheme operates Legislation and premium rates Claims process and…Read More »

Conciliation Services Online from 5 August 2019

The WorkCover WA Online Conciliation module is due to go live on 5 August 2019 and will replace other methods for the lodgement and management of conciliation applications. In consultation with stakeholders, significant progress has been made in the last few months and the system administration functions are almost ready…Read More »