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Employers' injury premiums hinge on High Court ruling

Employers' workers' comp premiums will increase significantly, with some companies facing an "annual hit" of hundreds of thousands of dollars, unless the High Court quashes a judgment allowing injured workers to "combine" their impairments, according to a regulator and South Australia's Treasurer.


PCBU fined $500k; Low premium announced; and more

  • PCBU fined $500k, but parent company acquitted;
  • Confined-space fine increased by 83%;
  • Record-low workers' comp premium rate announced in SA; and
  • Unsafe labour-hire firms warned at launch of Qld licensing scheme.

Low premiums flagged for Qld; SRC Bill news; and more

  • Qld announces low premium rates for 2015-16;
  • SA employers promised premium cuts of up to 95%;
  • SRC Bill passes House of Representatives; and
  • WA increases workers' comp payments and opens safety awards.

SA delivers record-low workers' comp premium rate

South Australia's workers' comp regulator has wiped out its $1.132 billion unfunded liability, and has set a record-low average premium rate for 2015-16.


SA promises "big" premium cuts for 2015-16

South Australian employers have been promised a "big reduction" in workers' comp insurance premiums in 2015-16, with the introduction of WorkCover SA's new name - ReturnToWorkSA.

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