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How to claim workers compensation in Queensland

How to claim workers compensation in Queensland

It is important to know the “dos and don’ts” when making a worker's compensation claim after a workplace accident or incident. People tend to believe claiming compensation for workplace injuries is an easy process, however, there are strict time restrictions you have to comply with when commencing a claim.
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AAT decides Australia Post must pay workers compensation to bullied employee

AAT decides Australia Post must pay worker's compensation to bullied employee

In the Comcare worker’s compensation case of Yawari and Australia Postal Corporation, the worker applied to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal because her employer, Australia Post, refused her application for worker's compensation for mental injury, which she claimed was due to bullying. She won!
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Comcare worker’s compensation claim for psychological injury rejected

Comcare worker’s compensation claim for psychological injury rejected

In October 2023, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal determined that a worker’s psychological injury was not caused by work, as she claimed. This decision confirmed the employer’s decision to reject her application for compensation under the Comcare scheme.
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