All employers in every state and territory in Australia need to provide workers compensation for their employees. Workers compensation is a compulsory statutory form of insurance that protects workers in case of a work-related injury. This insurance covers all workers; full time, part time, casual or employed under a verbal or written contract of service.
Should you suffer a workplace injury, your employers workers compensation may provide you with compensation in the form of monetary benefits, medical expense reimbursement or rehabilitation assistance. Many types of injuries can occur at work including;