Return to work support profile - Queensland

Sean Gleeson

As part of a continuing series on the resources available to Return to Work Coordinators in 2011, we take a look at Q-COMP's Return to Work Assist unit in Queensland.

Queensland’s workers’ compensation framework evolved in a very different fashion from its interstate counterparts. One of the first schemes in the world, legislation for workers’ compensation was introduced in 1916 and has endured with the same basic principles for most of that time. The Queensland Government takes a much bigger stake in the system than other jurisdictions, acting as both regulator and claims manager rather t...

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Published 26 September, 2011