Browsing: Workers' comp legislation, regulations, standards and codes (NT)


COVID-19 controls compelled by awards shift; and more

  • Workplace COVID-19 controls encouraged by awards shift;
  • Injury prevention program covers 40,000 workers, and growing; and
  • Major workers' comp changes commence in NT next week.

Work injury Bill reverses overhaul, restores journey claims

More types of workers will have access to workers' compensation, and journey claims will be restored, under a 38-page Amendment Bill that reverses many of the changes made during the major overhaul of the Northern Territory's workers' comp scheme in 2015.


Mental health blueprint; Workers' comp changes; and more

  • Employers told to prevent rather than react to mental health problems;
  • Four workers' comp reforms commence in NSW next week;
  • NT sends workers' comp reminder and issues safety alerts; and
  • NHVR flags start date for electronic fatigue diaries.

ACTU calls for WHS Regs to be extended; and more

  • ACTU calls for WHS Regs to be extended to offshore facilities;
  • Second major workers' comp Bill passes in NT; and
  • Fatality reports and alerts issued in three jurisdictions.

Mental-injury exclusion expanded in Bill; and more

  • Mental-injury exclusion expanded in second NT workers' comp Bill;
  • Federal Bill extends radiation regulator's powers; and
  • Workers' comp rules changing in WA.

Employers alerted to high-risk work scam; and more

  • Employers warned of new high-risk work licence scam;
  • NT workers' comp Bill passes with expanded firefighter benefits; and
  • NT amends drug testing provisions of Rail Safety Regulations.

Employers could pay for catastrophic-injury scheme

The workers' compensation schemes in five jurisdictions will be amended, and employer premiums increased, under one of the Federal Government's preferred options for ensuring catastrophically injured workers are supported for life.


Bill introduces "fit notes" and caps injury payments

The Northern Territory has introduced a Bill that establishes "fit notes", caps injured workers' weekly and medical benefits, and follows South Australia's lead by changing the name of its workers' comp statute to the Return to Work Act.

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