Proposed changes to Workers' Compensation Scheme
The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (Qld) is currently in the public consultation phase.
The amendments proposed by the Bill will have a significant impact on businesses that have a high volume of psychiatric injury claims or that are required to appoint a rehabilitation and return-to-work coordinator.
Employers should be aware that the Bill as currently drafted:
There will be a public hearing and briefing on Monday 16 September 2019 and the Committee’s report is due 8 October 2019.
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