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What is the story, Safe Work Australia?

RTWMatters team

Claims are going down but costs are going up. Has safety improved? We dig into the data on trends in Australian workers comp.

In October 2017, Safe Work Australia released its annual report into Australian workers compensation statistics. We've already given you a snapshot of Australian performance: in this article we look at trends over the 14 year period 2000-01 to 2014-15. Since 2000-01, the number of serious workers compensation claims in Australia has decreased by 17%, dropping steadily from 133,045 to 110,280 in 2014-15. The rate of claims per hours wor...

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