Jurisdictional comparison: Claim lodgement

Gabrielle Lis

Early intervention is only possible when injuries are promptly reported. How do different Australian jurisdictions manage claim lodgement?

In this article, I outline how Australian jurisdictions vary in terms of: How claims for workers compensation are lodged; Who may lodge a claim; The timeframe for claim lodgement; and The information and documentation required for initial lodgement. In recent times, many jurisdictions have increased the ease and flexibility of claim lodgement, with South Australia now processing most claims by phone and Queensla...

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