Rehab & claims
A 'no fault' workers' compensation scheme means that Queensland workers have the right to apply for statutory benefits, no matter who or what caused their workplace injury.
If you're injured at work, you can claim for workers' compensation. Read more about making a claim and what happens afterwards.
Getting back to work early can help with a worker's recovery. Find out about the return to work process, who's involved and what you can do to help.
The recover at work program places injured workers in short term host employment with employers who have an established track record of successful return to work outcomes with their own workers.
WorkCover Queensland supports workers recovering from work-related injuries and may provide weekly compensation, medical and rehabilitation, lump sum, and other benefits.
We promote stay at work, or if you have to take a break from work, we encourage recovering at work.
Workers and employers have certain rights and responsibilities under workers' compensation legislation.
To support workers' return to work we have prepared some tools, resources and useful links to help workers prepare and find alternative work.
If you're unhappy with a decision on a claim, you can appeal the decision through the Workers' Compensation Regulator.
Medical assessment tribunals are set up to provide independent, expert medical decisions about injury and impairment sustained by Queensland workers.
Workplace rehabilitation means helping an injured worker back to safe and suitable work at the earliest possible time.
Frequently asked questions for individuals within the workplace on rehabilitation and claims management.
- Last updated
- 27 June 2016
A new work capacity certificate
From 1 July, a new work capacity certificate will be introduced to assist doctors and injured workers to focus on what workers can do at work rather than what they can't. Visit our dedicated Medical Support page to find out more.