Injured at work?

The Western Australian workers’ compensation and injury management scheme is designed to help workers return to work successfully following a work-related injury or illness.

Under the scheme, workers are compensated for lost wages, medical expenses and associated costs while they are unable to work.

This section covers your legislated rights, obligations and entitlements within the scheme, including your returning to work objectives. You will also find information on how to resolve a dispute over your claim, and the resources and support available to you.

Find out about your rights, obligations and entitlements within the workers’ compensation and injury management scheme following an injury or illness in the course of your employment.

Go to Understanding your rights, obligations and entitlements.

If there is a dispute regarding any aspect of your claim, the Workers’ Compensation Conciliation Service is the first step for resolving or settling workers’ compensation related disputes.

Go to Resolving a dispute.

Returning to work is an integral step in your recovery following an injury in the workplace. Find out about your return to work rights and obligations.

Go to Returning to work.

Learn more about the resources that can assist with your workers’ compensation and injury management queries and related concerns.

Go to Resources and support.

Many common questions are answered on our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.

Go to FAQs.

When a worker has died as a result of a work related injury, a claim for compensation can be made by the worker’s dependant(s).

Go to Workplace fatality claims.