Information sheet: Mental injury eligibility


What it contains

On 31 March 2024 changes to Victoria's WorkCover scheme come into effect.

These changes will help make sure the WorkCover scheme can continue to support workers into the future.

As part of these changes, there are new eligibility requirements for mental injury claims.

This information sheet provides general information on these changes to mental injury eligibility. It covers:

  • the new definition for mental injury
  • supporting mental injuries predominantly caused by work
  • the exclusion for stress or burnout

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