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Queensland reform package has sting in tail

Gabrielle Lis

Hot on the heels of the scarlet letter, institutional and working arrangements are up for review at WorkCover QLD.

The Bligh government’s workers’ compensation reforms won’t limit worker access to common law but will include a 13% rise in the average employer premium—and an ‘institutional’ review of WorkCover QLD. In a move that has drawn criticism from the Ai Group, the reforms to Queensland’s workers compensation system announced on April 27 2010 in a joint statement by Premier Bligh and Attorney-General and...

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