The Comparative Performance Monitoring report analyses trends in WHS and workers’ compensation scheme performance across Australia and New Zealand.
The 23rd edition is presented in the following sections:
Work health and safety performance
An overview of work health and safety performance across Australia and New Zealand through analysing trends in serious claim rates and work-related fatalities across jurisdictions.
Work health and safety compliance and enforcement activities
A jurisdictional comparison of workplace interventions, inspectorate activity, safety notices, enforceable undertakings, legal proceedings and fines.
Workers’ compensation premiums
A national and jurisdictional overview of the standardised average premium rates by industry in the past 5 years.
View the Workers’ compensation premiums report.
Entitlements under workers’ compensation (scenarios)
Illustrates the differences in entitlement levels across jurisdictions under several scenarios.
Workers’ compensation funding – assets, liabilities and expenditure
Information about the different funding arrangements of workers’ compensation schemes with comparisons of scheme funding arrangements and finances.
Workers’ compensation disputes
Information about disputes against an insurer’s decision or decisions relating to compensation.
View the Workers’ compensation disputes report.
2019-20 statistics should be considered in the broader context of the COVID-19 pandemic when comparing data over previous periods. The potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on this data is explored in the COVID-19 and Safe Work Australia data report.