The performance of workers compensation schemes in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Northern Territory (NT), Western Australia (WA) and Tasmania (Tas) are reviewed by their respective governing bodies on an annual basis.
These reviews provide information that helps the government and industry set premiums and manage risks.
To help our partners and customers understand the review reports and what they mean to them, we’ve summarised important information from each including recommended premium rates, claims trends and key economic and environmental factors.
Overview recommended premium rates
|State or Territory||Recommended average premium rate|
|ACT||2020/21 average premium rate of 2.33% of wages1|
|NT||2019/20 break-even average premium rate of 2.2% of wages2|
|TAS||2020/21 average premium rate of 2.22% of wages3|
|WA||2020/21 average premium rate of 1.638% of wages4|
Scheme review guides
The ACT Government has released the ACT Workers Compensation Review of Scheme Performance.
WorkSafe NT has released the Actuarial Review of the NT Workers Compensation Scheme – June 2019.
WorkSafe TAS has released the WorkCover Tasmania Board Suggested Industry Premium Rates for 2020/21.
WorkCover WA has released the 2020/21 recommended premium rates report for the WA Workers Compensation scheme.
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