Travel expense fees effective from 1 July 2018
WorkSafe Victoria will pay up to a maximum amount for the following categories of service.
|Item number||Service description||Maximum payment rate|
|Part day absence|
|Overnight - Melbourne|
|Overnight - Country areas|
|TRA100||Rate per kilometre||$0.30 per km|
|TRA101||CityLink tolls *|
|TRA102||Car parking ^|
|TRA200||Public Transport *^|
Reimbursement for travel expenses occurs where travel by public transport is not practicable and a private motor vehicle is used for a part or the whole of the journey.
There must be verification of the appointment.
* WorkSafe will reimburse the reasonable costs of CityLink tolls on receipt of supporting documentation.
^ WorkSafe will reimburse the reasonable costs of car parking and up to $15 for parking costs without a receipt.
*^ WorkSafe will reimburse the reasonable costs of travel by public transport up to the daily fare for Zones or V/Line trip travelled.
Maximum fees listed in this fee schedule are exclusive of GST. If GST is applicable, WorkSafe Victoria will pay the GST component in addition to the maximum fee. Providers should provide a tax invoice where amounts are subject to GST. For queries regarding whether the services you provide to an injured worker are taxable (that is, subject to GST) please contact the Australian Taxation Office and/or your tax advisor.