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Workers compensation is a payment made to a worker who suffers an injury or disease from or during their employment. Workers compensation insurance is one of the most significant investments that your business will make. Workers compensation insurance is compulsory in Australia, although arrangements vary between states. In NSW, any business that pays workers more than $7500 per year must take out workers compensation insurance.


NSW home owners may be unable to afford to rebuild their homes after a bushfire if they fail to make provisions in their insurance policies for higher rebuilding costs, leading insurer GIO has warned on the first anniversary of the NSW bushfires.


GIO is urging customers battered by last night’s storm to lodge their claims as soon as possible.


New research reveals being neighbourly takes a backseat


Winter is coming… and with it comes a significant rise in home fires, according to GIO claims data₁ showing fire incidents spike in June.


Shocking figures from GIO reveal NSW drivers are putting their lives at risk on State roads with one in four admitting to momentarily falling asleep behind the wheel.


GIO Workers Compensation has partnered with leading work health and safety (WHS) firm Australian Business Consulting & Solutions (ABCS) to provide customers with exclusive offers on related products and services.


GIO Workers Compensation Chief Mr Jason Allison has warned that the new national anti-bullying jurisdiction could lead to an increase in workers compensation claims unless businesses act now to tackle workplace bullying. 


GIO Workers Compensation has recognised student Celeste Hirst as the highest performer in her class in the field of rehabilitation and health management at Western Australia’s Edith Cowan University.


The latest WorkCover NSW Scheme Agent Report has again confirmed that GIO Workers Compensation customers are benefitting from a continued strong claims performance.


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(02) 8121 0273 or 0428 051 148