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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 19 February 2019 at WorkCover WA. Topics include: How the scheme operates Legislation and premium rates Claims process and…Read More »

Return to Work Conference 2019

The highly anticipated WorkCover WA Conference will take place on 8 and 9 May 2019 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth. The Conference theme ‘Facing Forward’ extends an injury management focus to broader themes relevant to workers’ compensation. Right now the Conference provides great value with early bird registration available….Read More »

Costs Determination for the Workers’ Compensation Conciliation and Arbitration Service

The Workers’ Compensation (Legal Profession and Registered Agents) Costs Determination 2018 (the Costs Determination) was recently published in the Government Gazette and comes into operation on 1 January 2019. The Costs Determination governs the awarding of legal costs and agent services in the Workers’ Compensation Conciliation and Arbitration Services. The…Read More »

New educational video

WorkCover WA has released a new educational video for workers and employers focusing on Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL). The video outlines information for workers if their hearing has been affected due to a noisy workplace. It also explains testing requirements of employers and the process for claiming compensation. The…Read More »

New Online Conciliation Services

WorkCover WA’s Conciliation and Arbitration Services (CAS) provide dispute resolution services to parties involved in a workers’ compensation dispute. Each year, more than 2000 applications for conciliation are filed by post, over the counter, email or fax. As part of the State Government’s commitment to ‘A Digital WA’ and WorkCover…Read More »

Reminder – WorkCover WA’s services will be limited on 27, 28 and 31 December this year.

WorkCover WA’s services will be limited on 27, 28 and 31 December this year. You are encouraged to note the dates and be aware a reduced number of staff in the Conciliation and Arbitration Services Registry will be available during standard business hours to accept documents. The Advice and Assistance…Read More »

WorkCover WA will have reduced services on 27, 28 and 31 December this year

With Christmas fast approaching, it is important to note WorkCover WA will have reduced services on 27, 28 and 31 December this year. Staff in the Conciliation and Arbitration Services Registry will be available during standard business hours to accept documents. The Advice and Assistance line will also remain open…Read More »

Earlybird registrations now open!

WorkCover WA will host up to 400 delegates at the WorkCover WA Conference 2019 on 8 and 9 May 2019 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth. Earlybird rates for the Conference are now available – register today to secure your place at the discounted rate! The first 100 earlybird registrations…Read More »

New medical and allied health fees

Amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management (Scales of Fees) Regulations 1998 came into effect on 1 November 2018. The amendments apply a 1.58 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 20 November 2018 at WorkCover WA. Topics include: How the scheme operates Workers’ compensation regulation Employer obligations Resolving disputes…Read More »