WorkCover information for injured workers in Victoria

 

WorkCover entitlements (Vic)

WorkCover entitlements (Vic)

WorkCover entitlements (Vic) In Victoria, there are four main WorkCover entitlements. These are: Medical and like expenses Weekly payments Impairment benefit Common law claim Below we summarize all of the four major WorkCover entitlements. You can also look at this...

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Injury at work compensation

Injury at work compensation

Injury at work compensation - what can you claim? If you suffer an injury at work or over the course of your employment in Victoria, there are several options open to you should you wish to pursue compensation. The main option open to people is to pursue a WorkCover...

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What is WorkCover leave?

What is WorkCover leave?

What is WorkCover leave? In Victoria, technically there is nothing called ‘WorkCover leave’. If you are absent from work either on a partial basis or a complete basis because of your work-related injury and you have a WorkCover claim on foot, any time off work is...

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WorkCover payment rates

WorkCover payment rates

WorkCover payment rates in Victoria This page covers the WorkCover payment rates in Victoria for each of the benefits you can receive and any minimum or maximum amounts payable. Medical and like expenses rates As with most insurance schemes, the amount WorkCover will...

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Working while on WorkCover

Working while on WorkCover

Working while on WorkCover (Vic) Many people believe that if you have a WorkCover claim, you are not able to work. And that if you do work while on WorkCover, your claim is finalised. This is not correct. You are able to work while on WorkCover, whether that be in the...

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Is WorkCover a salary?

Is WorkCover a salary?

Is WorkCover a salary? (Vic) In one sense, WorkCover is a salary. If you have an accepted WorkCover claim in Victoria, one of your potential entitlements is the payment of weekly payments to cover some of your lost wages. However, it is important to keep in mind that...

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Sick leave or WorkCover?

Sick leave or WorkCover?

Sick leave or WorkCover - what should I take? If you suffer a work related injury, you may consider using your sick leave instead of lodging a WorkCover claim if you need time off work. For example, you may wish to do so if you have a significant amount of sick leave...

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WorkCover not paying

WorkCover not paying

WorkCover not paying? Here's what you can do There are various situations where WorkCover may not be paying you. This page will address the different times where you might find WorkCover not paying you and what you can do about it. There are two broad categories where...

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Please keep in mind that the information contained on this page should not be considered legal advice and no content on this site should replace the need to obtain advice tailored to the specific facts of your case. The facts of a case can significantly alter the advice that can provided. This site only provides general advice. Read more here.

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