New laws in Queensland that will deliver stronger workers’ compensation protection for people with black lung and associated dust diseases have been enacted.
Safe Work Australia has recently released a new infographic to help tradies stay safe and healthy at work as part of Tradies Health Month.
The Queensland Government has recently announced the new WorkCover Queensland Board.
A woman who was injured at work 26 years ago lost her bid for ongoing compensation from Comcare following $42,000 worth of treatment.
Some small businesses in Queensland have inadequate insurance coverage or are not covered at all. This is according to figures released by WorkCover.
New figures released by WorkSafe Victoria shows that a record number of Victorian businesses and individuals are being prosecuted and fined for failing to keep workplaces safe.
WorkCover Queensland has released new features to further improve its online workers’ compensation tool, WorkCover Connect.
Comcare’s payment and communication process are set to change in an effort to further assist injured workers.
SafeWork NSW’s Safer Communities, Safer Towns event is coming to the North West this week to assist local businesses and the community to be safer.
WorkCover WA is hosting the annual Insurance Brokers’ Breakfast Seminar on Thursday, 10 December at Crown Perth.
The Safer Communities, Safer Towns event is coming to Kyogle next week to provide free safety advice to local businesses.
An open public consultation for proposed changes to better support NSW’s injured workers to return to work has been opened on Thursday.
The discussion paper by the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) has been released following new workers compensation laws that came into effect in August.
WorkCover Queensland has launched WorkCover Connect, a new online service to assist Queensland businesses in effectively managing workers’ compensation.
Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Victor Dominello has recently announced reforms for injured workers starting on 16 October.
WorkCover Queensland will soon introduce a new online service to assist Queensland businesses in effectively managing workers’ compensation.
Minister for Employment Senator Eric Abetz announced on Wednesday a new ‘fit note’ to assist sick and injured workers get back to work has been developed for use by all General Practitioners in the ACT and surrounding region before a potential national expansion.
The Return to Work scheme’s funding ratio has improved to 114.3% with $370 million in assets.
The State Insurance and Care Governance Act 2015 comes into effect today, 1 September.
A $1 billion workers compensation reform package has been announced by NSW Minister for Finance, Services and Property, Dominic Perrottet today.
WorkCover NSW has developed a new online tool to help businesses with workers compensation queries.