Reforms to the workers compensation scheme are focused on:
- assisting injured workers to return to work
- improving financial support for seriously injured workers
- returning the scheme to financial sustainability.
The reforms are being introduced in stages.
All new claims are subject to the new legislation, with most existing claims being transitioned in 2013.
The following fact sheets give a general overview of the changes:
You can also view a list of the latest forms, publications and guidelines introduced under the changes: for workers, employers, medical / health providers and insurers.
The reforms to workers compensation legislation were a result of a Parliamentary inquiry. To find out more, read the issues paper prepared for the inquiry.
You should contact your claim manager or insurer if you have a query about a specific claim.
Call 13 10 50 for general information about the workers compensation changes.