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COVID-19 effects on injury compensation claim numbers

Associate Professor Genevieve Grant

COVID-19 is having a massive range of impacts on our work and health, and these will flow on to the nation’s compensation schemes

Australia’s work and transport crash compensation schemes deal with around 300,000 new claims every year. New claim numbers are often regarded as an important marker of injury prevention and scheme performance. COVID-19 is having a massive range of impacts on our work and health, and these will flow on to the nation’s compensation schemes. In this post, we consider how these impacts might shape the number of new claims in compensatio...

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