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WorkCover SA on the road to nowhere?

Sean Gleeson

RTW rates in South Australia are trending downwards despite recent reforms.

Back in 2008, the Rann Government devoted a great deal of effort to turning around the chronically underperforming workers’ compensation scheme in South Australia. Facing a surge in unfunded liabilities and declining return to work rates, the Government fought against entrenched opposition from the legal profession, union movement and minor political parties to push through its reforms to WorkCover SA. These reforms lifted South Austral...

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