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    Report of the Review of Workers Compensation Scheme
    An independent Structural Review of Institutional and Working Arrangements in Queensland’s Workers’ Compensation Scheme (the Review) has been undertaken with support from a stakeholder reference group. The Review was to advise on: Appropriate strategies and institutional arrangements to ensure the roles and functions of Q-COMP, WorkCover and the Department of Justice and Attorney-General in Queen

    Appointment to WorkCover Qld Board and QCOMP Board
    Section 424 and Section 335 of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 provides for the establishment of the WorkCover Queensland Board and the Workers’ Compensation Regulatory Authority (Q-COMP) Board respectively. Each Board is responsible for ensuring that Queensland’s workers’ compensation scheme acts in a fair, balanced and economically sound manner. The WorkCover Board’s rol

    Appointment and remuneration of members to panel of doctors for designation to General Medical Assessment Tribunal
    Medical assessment tribunals are established under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 to provide for an independent system of medical review and assessment of injury and impairment sustained by workers. Cabinet endorsed the following nominees to be recommended to the Governor in Council for appointment to the panel of the General Medical Assessment Tribunal and composite medica

    Amendments to Criminal Law Amendment Bill No2 2012
    The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the WCR Act) allows large employers who meet certain criteria, including being financially viable and having over 2,000 full time employees, to apply to Queensland Workers’ Compensation Regulatory Authority (Q-COMP), to cease insuring through WorkCover Queensland (WorkCover) and self-insure their workers’ compensation liabilities under the WCR

    Appointments to medical assessment Tribunals
    Medical assessment tribunals are established under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 to provide an independent system of medical review and assessment of injury and impairment sustained by workers. Medical assessment tribunals are an integral part of Queensland’s workers’ compensation system for the assessment of medical issues. Decisions of the tribunals are final and binding

    Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Amendment Bill 2013
    On 23 March 2013 the Finance and Administration Committee tabled its report on its Inquiry into the Operation of the Queensland Workers’ Compensation Scheme. The Committee’s report included 32 recommendations. In response to the Committee’s report and recommendations, the Queensland Government has proposed a number of legislative amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003

    Appointments to WorkCover Queensland Board
    The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 provides for the establishment of a board of directors for WorkCover Queensland. The board’s role includes the following: ensuring that, as far as possible, WorkCover achieves, and acts in accordance with, its statement of corporate intent and carries out the objectives outlined in its statement of corporate intent; accounting to the Minister f

    Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Amendment Bill 2015
    The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 implements election commitments made by the Government in the ‘Improving safety for Queenslanders at work’ policy platform. Key changes being given effect by the Bill include: reinstate common law rights for injured workers that were affected by changes made by the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and O

    Appointment Medical assessment tribunals
    Medical assessment tribunals are established under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 to provide an independent system of medical review and assessment of injury and impairment sustained by workers. In addition, a composite medical assessment tribunal may be convened in circumstances where there are multiple interrelated injuries that require several specialist assessments. The

    Workers Compensation Regulation 2015 and response to Committee report on Bill
    The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Amendment Regulation 2015 (the amendment regulation) prescribes regulation to support the operation of section 193A of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (the Act). Key changes being given effect by the amendment regulation include: Prescribing conditions for entitlement, the amount of compensation payable and the administrative proce

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    12 May, 2016

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