Workers’ Compensation

Safe Work Australia

Safe Work Australia works to:

  • coordinate and develop national policy and strategies
  • assist with the implementation of model work health and safety legislation and reform the legislative framework
  • undertake research, and
  • collect, analyse and report data.

NT WorkSafe

Workplace health and safety is an integral part of doing business in the Northern Territory and NT WorkSafe is acknowledged as a critical partner.

WorkCover NSW

WorkCover’s purpose is to increase the competitiveness of the NSW economy through productive, healthy and safe workplaces.

WorkCover Queensland

WorkCover Queensland (WorkCover), an independent government owned statutory body, is a customer focused insurer aiming for insurance excellence. Despite it being mandatory for all Queensland employers to hold a WorkCover accident insurance policy (unless employers hold a self-insurance licence), WorkCover strives to be competitive with commercial insurers and is branded as such. The approach is simple: build lasting, valued relationships with customers and stakeholders. This means understanding and meeting customers’ needs and evolving business processes to suit these needs.

Return to Work SA

ReturnToWorkSA is responsible for providing work injury insurance and regulating the South Australian Return to Work scheme.

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WorkCover Tasmania

‘WorkCover Tasmania’ consists of the WorkCover Tasmania Board and the people who work for it. The WorkCover Tasmania Board is a statutory entity with responsibilities under the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 and theWorkplace Health and Safety Act 1995.

WorkCover WA

WorkCover WA is the government agency responsible for overseeing the workers’ compensation and injury management system in Western Australia. This includes monitoring compliance with the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981, informing and educating workers, employers and others about workers’ compensation and injury management, and providing an independent dispute resolution system.

WorkSafe ACT

WorkSafe ACT was created on 3 May 2010 to replace ACT Workcover.  WorkSafe ACT’s role is to enforce the Territory’s health and safety and workers’ compensation laws through a mixture of education and compliance activities.

WorkSafe Victoria

Broadly, the responsibilities of WorkSafe are to:

  • help avoid workplace injuries occurring
  • enforce Victoria’s occupational health and safety laws
  • provide reasonably priced workplace injury insurance for employers
  • help injured workers back into the workforce
  • manage the workers’ compensation scheme by ensuring the prompt delivery of appropriate services and adopting prudent financial practices.