The Department of Finance Services and Innovation sought comments, feedback and ideas on how to improve the workers compensation dispute resolution process in NSW.
Consultation period: 20/12/2017 9:00 am to 16/02/2018 5:00 pm
We are seeking feedback and ideas on how to improve the dispute resolution system to achieve the Government’s aspiration of a workers compensation system that:
We have prepared a discussion paper that includes proposals to improve the current system by:
Following the review, the NSW Government announced plans to amend the workers compensation system and in October 2018 the Workers Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 was passed by Parliament, with amendments anticipated to commence from early 2019.
For background information on the amendments you can:
You can still view the submissions we received in response to the discussion paper by clicking on the link at the bottom of this box. Some submissions were anonymous and some were not published at the request of the submitter.
You can also view other documents that were used as inputs to the review below.