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Presumptive firefighter cancers – effective 10 August 2023

Amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Regulations 1982 have established a rebuttable presumption of work-related injury for 8 cancers suffered by firefighters in addition to the 12 presumptive cancers in the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981.

Visit the Recent legislative amendments page to learn more about the additional cancers and the qualifying periods required to make a presumptive claim.

Page last updated: 9 August 2023 at 8:20 am

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