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  • News article

    2023 Work Well Awards celebrate Queensland's healthy and safe workplaces

    A total of nine individuals and organisations have been celebrated for their efforts keeping Queenslanders safe at today’s 2023 Work Well Awards.

  • News article

    Annual review of Medical Table of Costs

    WorkCover Queensland is commencing the annual review of the Medical Tables of Costs for the 2023-2024 financial year.

  • Media release

    Queensland’s 2023 Work Well Awards finalists announced

    A total of 111 entries were received by the Office of Industrial Relations for the 2023 Work Well Awards, celebrating organisations and individuals striving to achieve the highest health and safety and return to work standards at their workplaces.

  • News article

    Joint initiative aims to reduce plumbers’ risk of injury

    WorkCover Queensland is investing in the construction industry’s injury risk reduction, with its recent collaboration with Master Plumbers’ Association of Queensland (MPAQ).

  • News article

    High Court clears employer of vicarious liability in unusual workplace incident

    WorkCover Queensland Senior Lawyer, Tim Loos, sits down with Chris Murphy, Special Counsel at Cooper Grace Ward, to discuss the details of the case of CCIG Investments Pty Ltd v Schokman [2023] and to examine vicarious liability and its relevance for employers.

  • Ministerial media release

    Asbestos compliance to be audited across Queensland

    Starting in September, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland inspectors will begin auditing businesses operating from buildings likely to contain asbestos.

  • News article

    Queensland gets ready to Work Well

    A digital futurist, human communications expert and the Royal Australian Navy’s first female pilot are headlining this year’s program at the Work Well Conference 2023.

  • Media release

    Rocklea tyre recycling business second conviction following $650,000 fine

    A Rocklea tyre recycling business which pleaded guilty and was fined $650,000 in the Brisbane District Court in June, has again been convicted without further fines when the matter for a 2020 workplace incident returned to the Brisbane Magistrates Court recently.

  • News article

    WorkCover Queensland invests in the safety of forklift users

    With over 700 forklift-related injuries per year in Queensland, WorkCover is demonstrating its commitment to safety with the Harmful Equipment (Forklifts) Injury Risk Reduction Initiative.

  • News article

    Public Health Services Table of Costs update – effective 1 July 2023

    WorkCover Queensland has updated our Public Health Services Table of Costs, which was published in the Queensland Government Gazette and will apply from 1 July 2023.

  • News article

    Time to renew your WorkCover accident insurance policy

    If you have an accident insurance policy with WorkCover Queensland — covering your business for the cost of any work-related injuries to your workers — it’s now due for renewal.

  • News article

    Glen's story

    Glen Bennett's life changed dramatically when he was involved in an horrific crash in central Queensland. Now, nearly three years on, it’s been a steep road to recovery, but Glen’s positive mindset and strong support network have been crucial.