Funeral expenses

WorkSafe can pay the reasonable costs of a burial or cremation when a worker dies as a result of a work-related injury and there is an accepted WorkSafe claim for their death.
Last updated

Nov 2020

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What it contains

It can feel like an overwhelming responsibility to prepare for a ceremony that best represents your family member and the cost may be of concern. The following fact sheet outlines:

  • when WorkSafe can pay for a funeral
  • what WorkSafe can and can't cover.

WorkSafe can pay up to a maximum amount of $15,230 towards a burial or cremation.

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