What is Workers' Compensation?

The Queensland Workers’ Compensation Scheme provides coverage to Queensland workers who sustain a work-related injury or illness which prevents them from working and/or the work-related injury requires medical treatment.

Read more

Timelines

There are strict timelines attached to a number of key areas under the Queensland workers’ compensation scheme.

Read more

From making a claim to lodging an appeal

Explaining the process of making a claim and, if required, lodging an appeal.

Read more

Making a claim for workers' compensation

Under the Queensland Scheme, if you sustain a work-related physical or psychological injury you are entitled to lodge a claim for workers’ compensation. A claim must be lodged within 6 months of incurring the injury

Read more

Appeals

Under the Queensland Workers' Compensation Scheme, if an injured worker is unhappy with a Regulator review decision they can appeal to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) within 20 business days of receiving the review decision.

Read more

Lodging an application for review

If you are a worker in Queensland and the insurer has made a decision on your claim and you disagree with that decision you may be able to lodge an Application for Review with the Workers' Compensation Regulator.

Read more

Medical Assessment Tribunals

Medical Assessment Tribunals are run by the Workers' Compensation Regulator and are an independent panel of doctors who make decisions about an injured worker’s work-related injury.

Read more

Contacts

Contact insurers or obtain more information.

Read more

get updates