WorkCover Queensland offers financial security to those not covered for workers compensation and who are receiving remuneration or other benefits for performing work, or providing services as a: self-employed individual, company director, contractor, member of a partnership, or trustee.
Workplace Personal Injury Insurance covers policyholders if they sustain a work-related injury. The policy covers loss of salary and medical expenses.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
A Workplace Personal Injury Insurance policy is available only to individuals who are deemed to be an "eligible person" as defined by section 23, of the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003.
This will remain in effect for 1 year.
You can obtain information on fees from the agency.
You can take out a policy by contacting WorkCover Queensland to arrange for a policy to be sent to you. The components that make up your Workplace Personal Injury Insurance Policy premium are based on the WorkCover Queensland industry premium rate, your exposure to risk, and your insured benefit level (IBL). The premium must be paid by the due date.
Further information or assistance is available from WorkCover Queensland.
Office of Industrial Relations
Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Queensland)
Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014 (Queensland)
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