Premium guideline: Parental leave payments which are included as rateable remuneration

Parental leave payments that are paid by the employer are rateable remuneration for WorkCover insurance purposes. Government-funded payments are not.
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Jan 2017

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Rateable remuneration is payment made to a worker that is subject to a premium. It’s not always obvious what is and is not rateable remuneration.

This document outlines why employer-paid parental leave is rateable remunerations but government-paid contributions is not.