WorkCover: who is a worker

WorkCover: who is a worker

WorkCover: who is a worker? To be eligible for WorkCover in Victoria, the injured person must show that they were a “worker” within the meaning of the Accident Compensation Act. If someone is held to not be a “worker” even though they appear to be working, they will...
What injuries does WorkCover cover?

What injuries does WorkCover cover?

What injuries does WorkCover cover? WorkCover covers a wide range of injuries, as well as illness and conditions. The legislation says an injury, illness or condition can be physical or mental. It also includes a recurrence, aggravation, deterioration, exacerbation or...
Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation

Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation

Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation The Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic) (WIRC Act) is the current legislation that covers Victorian WorkCover matters. It came into effect on 1 July 2014. This piece of legislation replaced two...