Archived Articles

Our archive houses articles that relate to past events and conferences, as well as RTW results from years past.

RTW performance VS funding performance

contributorGabrielle Lis

Do scheme funding improvements necessarily lead to improvements in RTW rates and duration?

Disability discrimination reform: A fair go or an unfair burden on employers?

contributorGabrielle Lis

Ms Jill Hall MP - Government Whip and erstwhile disability rehabilitation counsellor - gives us...

Claimants rate Australian insurers' customer service

contributorGabrielle Lis

What do injured workers want from their insurers? According to the 11th RTW Monitor, a good...

10th Annual National Workers' Compensation Summit: debriefing

contributorAnna Kelsey-Sugg

While others got excited about the Oscars, RTW Matters got wound up about the host of...

Employee engagement vs. employee enragement

contributorAnna Kelsey-Sugg

Employee engagement expert James Adonis speaks about his study of 2,400 employee, and how to...

Nurses Return to Work in Hospitals Project

contributorAnna Kelsey-Sugg

Project Officer of the Nurses Return to Work in Hospitals Project, Julia Suban, talks about the...

Australian workers' comp overview: Can money buy RTW?

contributorGabrielle Lis

We use the latest Comparative Performance Monitoring Report to take a look at how money is spent...

Pilot program puts the "occupational" into "physiotherapy" - and shows results

contributorAnna Kelsey-Sugg

Occupational Physiotherapist Dr Andrew Fischer is part of a pilot program designed to improve...

Opening the door to productive workers: Government policy, RTW and mental illness

contributorGabrielle Lis

Simon Tatz, from the Mental Health Council of Australia, lays down the law about mental illness...

Adding insult to injury: Are Aussie workplaces helping or hindering RTW?

contributorGabrielle Lis

The 11th RTW Monitor highlights the 'make or break' role of supervisors and employers in...