Lockton Insights Report: WA Workers Compensation & Injury Management Act 2023

New legislation to commence on 1 July 2024

The workers' compensation landscape in Western Australia is about to change significantly with new workers' compensation legislation commencing on 1 July 2024.

The new legislation is a complete rewrite of the previous legislation, so the changes are significant.

Given the extent of the updates, it is imperative for employers to understand the changes to ensure compliance, effective claims management, and to minimise the potential for premium increases.

About the report

This Lockton Insights report provides a simple, easy to read summary of the key critical changes that employers should be considering now ahead of the new legislation taking effect.

The report serves as a comprehensive resource for employers, citing specific sections of the new Workers Compensation and Injury Management Act 2023 (WCIMA23), incorporating key information provided by WorkCover WA, and supplemented by additional perspectives from Lockton’s Claims and Injury Management Team.

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The contents of this publication are provided for general information only. Lockton arranges the insurance and is not the insurer. While the content contributors have taken reasonable care in compiling the information presented, we do not warrant that the information is correct. The contents of this publication are not intended as a legal commentary or advice and should not be relied on in that way. It is not intended to be interpreted as advice on which you should rely and may not necessarily be suitable for you. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content in this publication.

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Lockton Insights Report: WA Workers Compensation & Injury Management Act 2023