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.