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Tasmania takes a dip

Sean Gleeson

Recent regulatory changes are the likely cause of a slight drop in Tasmania's RTW performance.

Tasmania’s RTW framework has undergone significant change in the past year. Legislative amendments to the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act in 2009 paved the way for a regulatory overhaul in the middle of 2010. Among the changes, WorkCover Tasmania has introduced the role of the Injury Management Co-ordinator to oversee medical treatment, rehabilitation and return to work.  Adjustment to this new model may account for a d...

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