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Important information for workers

Important information for workers

The Workers Compensation Amendment (Lump Sum Compensation Claims) Regulation 2015 was published on 13 November 2015 and is effective from that date.

The Workers Compensation Regulation 2010 is amended to provide that if a worker had made a claim for lump sum compensation for permanent impairment pursuant to section 66 of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (1987 Act) before 19 June 2012, then the worker will be entitled to make one further claim for lump sum compensation in respect to any increase in the degree of permanent impairment arising from the same injury.

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