Workplace Personal Injury Insurance Policy-Workers' Compensation Queensland - Queensland

Service summary

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.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements


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.

Duration

This will remain in effect for 1 year.

Fees

You can obtain information on fees from the agency.

Application

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.


Additional information

Further information or assistance is available from WorkCover Queensland.

Administering agency

Queensland Treasury
Office of Industrial Relations
WorkCover Queensland

Act(s) name

Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2014 (Queensland)

Contact details

Queensland Treasury
Office of Industrial Relations
WorkCover Queensland


Mailing address:
GPO Box 2459
BRISBANE
Queensland 4001

Phone:

1300 362 128

Fax:

1300 651 387
infor@workcoverqld.com.au

Website:

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