Who pays workers’ compensation in Queensland?

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A majority of Queensland employees are covered by WorkCover Queensland for any work-related injuries they may suffer.

In the event of a work-related injury, any approved weekly payments will be made by WorkCover Queensland.

Remember, under WorkCover it doesn’t matter whether the injury occurs at the employer’s fault or at the worker’s fault.

Some Queensland employers may also be "self-insurers".

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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