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  • News article

    Making the surgery approval process faster and easier

    As part of a review of our treating services model, we are improving our processes for approving surgeries to ensure workers get access to timely medical treatment for their recovery.

  • News article

    Independent medical examinations panel review

    With the current Independent Medical Examinations (IME) panel arrangement ending on 30 June 2021, WorkCover will advertise for new IME panel members for 2021-2024 through an open tender which will start on 11 January 2021.

  • News article

    Updated table of costs for medical treatment - effective 1 December 2020

    WorkCover Queensland has reviewed and updated the medical treatment table of costs applicable for workers' compensation in Queensland. The changes are effective 1 December 2020.

  • News article

    Release of mental injury treatment guidelines

    WorkCover Queensland is committed to facilitating best practice claims management and promoting positive outcomes for Queensland workers with injuries.

  • News article

    Redesigned website launched

    The redesigned website launched on 8 October 2020.

  • Media release

    Ardent Leisure Limited fined $3.6m over Dreamworld fatalities

    After pleading guilty, Ardent Leisure Limited has been sentenced in the Southport Magistrates Court in relation to Thunder River Rapids Ride tragedy at Dreamworld on 25 October 2016, where four people lost their lives.

  • Media release

    Blitz on unlicensed electrical work and bogus advertising

    The Queensland Government is stepping up its blitz on unlicensed operators advertising through online marketplaces like AirTasker to do home electrical tasks illegally.

  • Media release

    Electricity Safety Week begins

    Electricity Safety Week (7-11 September) is Queensland’s annual reminder that while electricity helps power up our everyday lives, it can also be deadly.

  • News article

    Charges laid in Dreamworld referral

    The independent Work Health and Safety Prosecutor, Mr Aaron Guilfoyle, has laid charges against Ardent Leisure Limited regarding the tragic incident at Dreamworld in October 2016 where four people lost their lives on the Thunder River Rapids Ride.

  • News article

    Centacare Community Services hazardous manual tasks risk

    Centacare Community Services (Centacare) provides a variety of support to disability and aged care clients, employing over 1,900 employees who provide support to 7,800 clients in over 200 locations across South East Queensland. These services range from assistance with community participation, in-home support and respite care.

  • News article

    Serious Resources Safety and Health Prosecutions now sit with WHS Prosecutor

    From today, serious Resources Safety and Health (RSH) prosecutions will be referred to the independent Work Health and Safety (WHS) Prosecutor, Mr Aaron Guilfoyle.

  • News article

    2020–2021 WorkCover Queensland industry classifications released

    The finalised rates for WorkCover Queensland's industry classifications (WIC) for 2020–2021 have now been published in the Queensland Government Gazette dated 26 June 2020.