Comparison of workers’ compensation arrangements in Australia and New Zealand (2021)


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This report provides information about workers’ compensation arrangements and the differences between schemes in Australia and New Zealand.

This report provides a comparison of the different ways each workers’ compensation scheme deals with: 

  • coverage 

  • benefits 

  • return to work provisions 

  • self-insurance 

  • common law 

  • dispute resolution, and 

  • cross-border arrangements. 

We release this report every 2 years. 

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Comparing workers' compensation scheme performance
Comparing workers' compensation schemes
Workers' compensation