Premium guideline: Failure to register for WorkCover Insurance

Outlines when employers are required to have WorkCover insurance and the penalties for not having it.
Last updated

Jan 2017

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File Type and Size

PDF, 44.66 kB

Document Length

5 pages

What it contains

If an employer engages workers or contractors deemed to be workers and the employer pays, or expects to pay, more than $7,500 a year in rateable remuneration or if they engage apprentices or trainees, they must register for WorkCover Insurance.

This document outlines:

  • what happens if an employer fails to meet this requirement
  • how penalties are calculated
  • reduced penalties for employers who come forward voluntarily.