All employers are required to hold a workers’ compensation policy to cover the cost of injuries and illnesses that occur to workers out of or in the course of employment. Workers’ compensation arrangements are established under state and territory legislation, with different rules and premium systems.

The Workers' Compensation section provides an overview of keys parts of the legislation in each state/territory to help employers to understand, and comply with, their obligations. It also includes practical tips on how to manage return to work, to get the best outcomes for injured workers and employers.

Templates & Tools