We refer you to the article from the Herald Sun which outlines potential changes to the Victorian Workers Compensation scheme by the Andrews’ Government. The key points include:
- Increasing the Premium Rate from 1.27% to 1.8% to help fund the insurance scheme
- Potential changes to claims relating to stress, anxiety and overwork issues with mental health the fastest rising source of payouts
- Changes on sexual harassment or bullying are not expected to be changed
- The State Government has not yet provided WorkSafe with any decision regarding the scheme rate
You can view the full article here with a paid Herald Sun subscription here.