What is WorkCover insurance?
WorkCover insurance covers employers for the cost of benefits if employees are injured or become ill because of their work.
It is compulsory for Victorian employers and is funded by their contributions.
WorkCover insurance may cover:
- replacement of lost income
- medical and rehabilitation treatment costs
- legal costs
- lump sum compensation in the event of a serious injury.
Important information to know and understand
How to register for WorkCover insurance
Your WorkCover insurance responsibilities as an employer
What happens if I don't comply with my WorkCover insurance obligations?
What is a WorkSafe agent?
Understand if contractors are considered workers for WorkCover insurance purposes
Understand if the people you employ are considered workers or contractors