Have your say

We welcome submissions on our regulatory reviews. Your feedback is important to guide and develop our regulatory approach to deliver improved insurance and compensation outcomes to the New South Wales community.

The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) is undertaking public consultation on the projects listed below and we invite you to contribute to these important regulatory updates and reforms.

List of reviews

WCR 2016/6Review of the guidelines for workplace return to work programsWorkers Compensation RegulationOpen6 Oct 2016 to 15 Nov 2016
WCR 2016/5Workers compensation financial and premium supervisionWorkers Compensation RegulationOpen4 Oct 2016 to 18 Nov 2016
WCR 2016/4Review of the implementation of the proposed self-insurance licensing frameworkWorkers Compensation RegulationOpen9 Sept 2016 to 11 Nov 2016
WCR 2016/3Workers Compensation RegulationWorkers Compensation RegulationClosed13 May 2016 to 14 Jun 2016
WCR 2016/2Market practice and premiums guidelines and Licensed insurer business plan guidelinesWorkers Compensation RegulationClosed16 Mar 2016 to 13 Apr 2016
WCR 2016/1Regulation of pre-injury average weekly earnings (PIAWE)Workers Compensation RegulationClosed24 Feb 2016 to 5 Apr 2016
WCR 2015/3Self-insurance licensing frameworkWorkers Compensation RegulationClosed12 Nov 2015 to 14 Dec 2015
WCR 2015/2Regulation of return to work assistanceWorkers Compensation RegulationClosed12 Nov 2015 to 10 Dec 2015

WCR 2015/1

Regulation of legal costs for work capacity decision reviews

Workers Compensation RegulationClosed

29 Oct 2015 to 26 Nov 2015

Submissions procedure

Providing your feedback

We prefer to receive public submissions electronically. However, if this is not possible, you can send your submission by mail to:

State Insurance Regulatory Authority
Locked Bag 2906
Lisarow NSW 2252

Your submission should be submitted no later than the published submissions deadline. Any submissions received after the published deadline will be considered at our discretion.

While there is no standard format for submissions, where possible your submission should:

  • state which review you are providing feedback on
  • respond to the specific issues that have been raised
  • provide relevant evidence and support to the feedback provided where possible
  • refer to any relevant papers or reports referenced.

Submissions made public

Publication of submissions will usually include your name and the name of the organisation, if relevant. We will remove contact details such as email addresses, postal addresses and telephone numbers.

At our discretion we may not publish certain submissions (or part of submissions) due to our assessment of length, content, appropriateness or confidentiality.

If your submission is confidential or commercially sensitive

If your submission contains confidential or commercially sensitive information that you do not wish to be published, please clearly indicate in writing at the time of your submission that you prefer it or any part of it to be treated confidentially. We will then make every effort to protect that information.

All personal information or health information provided in submissions is dealt with in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 and the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002.

Any requests for access to confidential submissions are dealt with in accordance with the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Confidentiality and disclosure provisions contained in the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 and the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 may also apply.

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