Workers Compensation

GIO helps employers understand their Workers Compensation Insurance and what to expect if the unexpected happens.


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In Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, the state regulator provides Workers Compensation Insurance to em­ployers via WorkSafe Victoria, ReturnToWork SA and WorkCover Queensland

 

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Over 90 years’ experience supporting Australians with Workers Compensation

 

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We have a call centre in Australia, call 13 10 10

OVERVIEW

What is Workers Compensation insurance?

Workers Compensation Insurance covers the wages and most medical bills of your workers if they suffer a work-related injury. It’s compulsory for most employers in Australia. It’s compulsory for most employers in Australia. From slips, trip and falls to muscle strains and injuries, Workers Compensation provides support for workers with a work-related injury.

Whats covered

  • Wages of your workers if they suffer a work-related injury or disease and they are unable to work.
  • Medical expenses, treatment and rehabilitation costs.

Who does it cover

  • All your employees. This usually includes anyone receiving a wage or commission payment, including casuals and temporary employees, apprentices, trainees and some contractors. This may vary depending on the state or territory.
  • Workers Compensation Insurance does not cover sole traders or a partner in a partnership. Alternate insurance arrangements must be made in this instance.

Get a quote for:

In Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, the state regulator provides Workers Compensation Insurance to em­ployers via WorkSafe Victoria, ReturnToWork SA and WorkCover Queensland

GETTING A QUOTE

Need help completing your Workers Compensation quote?

To complete your quote, you’ll need:

  • An estimate of your workers’ total wages for the next 12 months, and
  • The cost of any Workers Compensation claims in the last 4 years. You’ll need to obtain the cost of this claim from the previous insurer.

TRAINING COURSES

Prevent workplace injuries and reduce associated costs

Did you know that GIO Workers Compensation policy holders can access free or discounted training courses?

VIEW OUR TRAINING COURSES

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FAQ

Frequently asked questions

For Workers Compensation Insurance (where GIO Is the insurer)

SEE ALL WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE FAQS

If we are unable to provide you with a quote online, you can discuss your specific requirements with one of our workers’ compensation specialists.(If customers cannot quote online, they will be redirected to call 13 10 10)