How to make a claim for payments following a work-related death

This information sheet explains what support and assistance is available for people whose loved ones have died , and how payments can be obtained.
Last updated

May 2016

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Anyone who must pay or has paid for medical expenses or burial and cremation costs can seek payment for these expenses if they are the result of the work-related death of a worker. A dependant can also make a claim for a lump sum and weekly pension if they were wholly or mainly dependent on the income of the deceased worker.

This document outlines:

  • who is a dependant
  • how to make a claim
  • what happens after you lodge a claim
  • information on pensions and lump sums.