Workers' compensation across Australia
WorkCover Queensland is independent of any other workers' compensation authority. Together with other workers' compensation authorities, WorkCover strives to make workers' compensation easier for employers who operate in multiple states.
Links to other workers' compensation authorities in Australia:
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Comcare (federal)
- Seacare (federal seafarers)
- Heads of Workers' Compensation Authorities
Safe Work Australia is a federal government advisory body on workers' compensation in Australia. They coordinate work on national workers' compensation harmonisation initiatives as well as producing national workers' compensation information including:
- Comparison of Workers' Compensation Arrangements in Australia and New Zealand
- Comparative Performance Monitoring Reports - provides trend analysis on the work health and safety and workers' compensation schemes operating in Australia and New Zealand.
- National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030
- Last updated
- 25 March 2020
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Codes of Practice are now an enforceable standard to manage hazards and risks
A Work Health and Safety inspector may refer to an approved code of practice when issuing an improvement or prohibition notice.