Changes to the ACA explained

Understanding changes to the workers’ compensation scheme following the Accident Compensation Amendment Bill (ACA).

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Published: 01 Mar 2010
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 2.33 MB
 
Length: 24 pages
 
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

This document provides an overview of changes to the workers’ compensation scheme that passed by the Victorian Parliament in the ACA. The guide can be used as a reference by:

  • employers
  • injured workers
  • agents
  • people involved in the workers’ compensation

The document explains how the changes apply to:

  • workers’ entitlement to compensation
  • access to entitlements and support
  • entitlements
  • supporting injured workers back to work
  • treatment expenses and accountability of service providers
  • access to justice for seriously injured workers: common law
  • decision-making and dispute resolution
  • employer premiums
  • recovery from third parties
  • self-insurance