Legislative amendments October 2013
On 17 October 2013, the Queensland Parliament passed the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013. This page includes factsheets, links and other useful information relevant to the 2013 changes.
However, please note further changes to the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 were passed by Parliament on 17 September 2015 that reversed some of the 2013 amendments, particularly with regards to workers’ common law rights and claims history. View the most up to date information on the Act.
Department of Justice and Attorney-General and the Office of Industrial Relations
WorkCover news articles and information
Questions and answers on legislative amendments - 20 December
Changes to medical fees for providers - 2 December
Your legislation questions answered - webinar - 15 November
Fact sheet on legislative amendments now available - 4 November
Workers' compensation changes relevant for providers - 31 October
Royal assent given to the legislative amendments - 29 October
What the legislative changes mean for you - 24 October
Queensland Parliament passes Amendment Bill - 18 October
- 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.