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Approval as a Workplace Rehabilitation Provider - New South Wales


You will need this approval to offer occupational rehabilitation services to workers' compensation recipients in order to help them return to work. As a rehabilitation provider, you may:

  • assess the needs of the injured worker and the workplace requirements, to develop a rehabilitation plan of action, listing the services needed to return the injured worker to work
  • employ different health professionals, such as occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists and rehabilitation counsellors
  • be referred to by an employer, insurer or the treating doctor to help in complex cases
  • be involved in the return-to-work program.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this application, you must:

  • provide sufficient information to support the capacity of the organisation to meet the conditions of approval
  • be a fit and proper person for the purposes of this accreditation
  • be 18 years of age or over
  • have a demonstrated ability to comply with the standards for providers
  • hold the minimum qualifications and experience as required by the Authority.


3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Workers Compensation Regulation 2016 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

State Insurance Regulatory Authority

Contact details

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