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How is Australia tracking in RTW?

RTWMatters team

A quick look at return to work data released by Safe Work Australia in 2019

“Serious claim” is a term used by Safe Work Australia to describe workers' compensation claims that require one or more weeks off work. Australia is seeing fewer of these serious claims each year. Over the last ten years (from 2007-08) the rate of serious claims in Australia has dropped by 30%. We’ll refer to these types of claims simply as “claims” throughout the rest of this article. Data published by Safe Work Au...

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