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.
A former CareFlight doctor has been awarded $959,478 after suffering serious physical injuries in a plane crash in 2009.
A worker who was previously denied compensation because he engaged in serious misconduct when he was injured won an appeal and awarded compensation.
A compliance awareness roadshow recently conducted by WorkCover Queensland has found that almost 90 percent of Bundaberg employers, specifically in the agriculture and retail sectors are supporting their workers with the correct level of workers’ compensation insurance.
Majority of Mackay businesses have the right level of workers’ compensation insurance for their employees, This was revealed during a recent visit by WorkCover Queensland to more than 100 employers in Mackay. The visit was done to make sure that they are correctly covering their workers against workplace injuries.