Aged Care and Nursing Home Safety Premiums set to Cause Crisis

Reported by Zoe | 09 Sep, 2012

South Australia’s “Adelaidenow” publication reported today on a growing crisis in the Aged care and nursing home areas of healthcare. These services are warning that because of significant increases in their WorkCover premiums that staff and services will need to be cut as a consequence. According to Alan Graham, the Chief Executive of Aged and …

Carapiet: WorkCover premiums collection rate remains at 1.68 percent

Reported by Haydee | 02 Jul, 2012

NSW employers were saved from facing a 28 percent increase in their insurance premiums because of the workers compensation scheme reforms, said WorkCover Advisory Board Chairman Michael Carapiet on Thursday. According to Mr Carapiet, the WorkCover Board met last week and decided the target premium collection rate will remain at 1.68 percent. “This scheme has …