Workers' compensation laws
Acts and Regulations passed by the Queensland Parliament in relation to workers’ compensation and injury management.
The current WorkCover Queensland industry classifications for 2020-21 were gazetted on 26 June 2020.
Read about how injured or ill workers are protected against being dismissed unfairly.
Find information about decisions made about compensation payments, including what happens if an employer is found not liable to pay compensation.
Guidance for insurers, workers and legal professionals regarding paying a worker’s statutory lump sum compensation to a solicitor’s trust account.
Find out about the recent changes to workers’ compensation and rehabilitation claims management.
Information about the current amount of workers’ compensation payments paid out for workplace injuries.
Links to other workers' compensation authorities in Australia.
High risk industries defined as per Schedule 5A of the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2003.
- Last updated
- 02 July 2018
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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.