How to Make a Worker's Compensation Claim


The simplest way to make a WorkCover claim in Queensland is to submit an online claim. You can also call WorkCover Queensland on 1300 362 128.

You don’t need your employer’s approval to do this. In fact, you’re not obligated to allow your employer to help you, you can do it all on your own.

If your employer is self-insured, you can also lodge your claim directly with their self-insurance team.

You’ll need to have a bit of information when lodging your claim to ensure that WorkCover Queensland can investigate as quickly as possible.

This includes information about the incident, such as who was involved, the events that led to the incident, the overall outcome, any information about machinery involved. You will also need a Workers’ Compensation Medical Certificate from your doctor.

Last updated:
February 22, 2024

Disclaimer: This information is designed for general information in relation to Queensland compensation law. It does not constitute legal advice. We strongly recommend you seek legal advice in regards to your specific situation. For help understanding your rights, please call 1800 960 482 or request a free case review to talk to one of our lawyers today.

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