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Weekly compensation table

The amount of weekly compensation payable is calculated in accordance with the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003.

Date of injury
Length of claimBefore 1 Jan 20051 Jan 2005–1 Nov 20052 Nov 2005–31 Dec 2007after 1 Jan 2008
Industrial instrument (Award)industrial instrumentno industrial instrumentindustrial instrument no industrial instrumentindustrial instrumentno industrial instrumentindustrial instrumentno industrial instrument
up to 26 weeks85% NWE or amount under II85% NWE or 70% QOTE 85% NWE or amount under II  85% NWE or 70% QOTE85% NWE or amount under the II85%NWE or 80% QOTE85%NWE or amount under II85% NWE or 80% QOTE
26–39 weeks65% NWE or 60% QOTE65% NWE or 60% QOTE75% NWE or 70% QOTE75% NWE or 65% QOTE 75% NWE or 70% QOTE   75% NWE or 70% QOTE75% NWE or 70% QOTE75% NWE or 70% QOTE
39–52 weeks 65% NWE or 60% QOTE 65% NWE or 60% QOTE
52–104 weeksIf worker unfit for work after two years, compensation will depend on degree of impairment.If worker unfit for work after two years, compensation will depend on degree of impairment.65% NWE or 60% QOTE
104 weeks onwards  If worker unfit for work after two years, compensation will depend on degree of impairment.If worker unfit for work after two years, compensation will depend on degree of impairment.

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Last updated
07 June 2018

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