Social Media & Compensation Claims


Traditionally, surveillance was used by insurance companies to try to catch people out who were not as injured as they may be making out. In this day and age, injured workers are doing the hard work for the insurance companies through posting what we’re they’re doing and where they’re going on Facebook, Instagram and other … Continued

Accident Compensation Conciliation Service (‘ACCS’)


Dispute with Insurer Under the WorkCover legislation if you either wish to dispute a decision of an Insurer or the Insurer has failed to respond to a request, the usual next step is to refer the dispute to the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service (‘ACCS’). We encourage you to contact our office as soon as you … Continued

Return to Work


Worker’s Obligations Injured Workers have obligations under the WorkCover legislation to make reasonable efforts to return to work in suitable employment or pre-injury employment at the worker’s place of employment or at another place of employment. Employer’s Obligations If you have an accepted Workcover claim, your Employer has an obligation to provide you suitable employment … Continued

How to lodge a WorkCover claim

Seek appropriate medical treatment. Providing a clear history of how you were injured at work is most important. If you require time of work because of your injuries, obtain a WorkCover certificate of capacity from your Doctor. Notify your employer of your injuries. You must notify your employer within 30 days of becoming aware of … Continued

My TAC Claim has been rejected. What should I do?

If the TAC has rejected your claim for compensation, for whatever reason, it is important that you contact us as soon as possible. It is possible to ask the TAC to review their decision, but this must be done within a strict time limit.  If the TAC is unwilling to accept your claim, we may … Continued