How long do WorkCover payments last?

How long you receive statutory workers’ compensation payments from WorkCover Queensland depends on the severity of your injury and the type of claim you make.

Injured workers who make a statutory WorkCover claim are entitled to receive weekly payments from WorkCover Queensland while they’re unable to work due to their injuries.

These payments will stop:

  • When you are able return to work;
  • After five years if you have been unable to return to work at all
  • When you reach the maximum total weekly compensation limit of $349,170.00; or
  • At retirement age.

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 chat via live chat to talk to one of our Lawyers today.

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