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Workers' compensation laws

Laws and legislation

Acts and Regulations passed by the Queensland Parliament in relation to workers’ compensation and injury management.

WorkCover Queensland industry classifications

The current WorkCover Queensland industry classifications for 2018-19 were gazetted on 15 June 2018.

Dismissal protection for injured workers

Read about how injured or ill workers are protected against being dismissed unfairly.

Decisions about payments of compensation

Find information about decisions made about compensation payments, including what happens if an employer is found not liable to pay compensation.

Changes to claim management

Find out about the recent changes to workers’ compensation and rehabilitation claims management.

Workers' compensation benefits including QOTE

Information about the current amount of workers’ compensation payments paid out for workplace injuries.

Workers' compensation across Australia

Links to other workers' compensation authorities in Australia.

Last updated
02 July 2018

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.

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Updated work safety codes of practice enforceable from 1 July 2018

WorkCover Queensland accident insurance policy renewal

Declare your wages quickly and easily online before the 31 August deadline.

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Log in to declare your wages and pay your premium

Log in to online services. Declare wages and pay your premium