New Workers Comp’ Payment Scheme Starting

Important changes for medium and large employers

A new employer payment system for workers compensation premiums will commence from 1 July 2012, following the passing of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Employer Payments) Amendment Act 2011 by State Parliament.

Under the new system, WorkCover premiums for medium and large registered employers will again include consideration of their claims history. No changes, however, have been made to the manner in which a small employer’s premiums are calculated.

Stay tuned for continuing updates on these important State developments in future editions of On the Job.

For more information, please contact:
Ben Duggan

Ben Duggan
p.  +61 8 8124 1881
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This communication provides general information which is current as at the time of production. The information contained in this communication does not constitute advice and should not be relied upon as such. Professional advice should be sought prior to any action being taken in reliance on any of the information. Should you wish to discuss any matter raised in this article, or what it means for you, your business or your clients' businesses, please feel free to contact us.

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