Workers compensation

WC In mid-2012, despite opposition from unions, the state Government made detrimental changes to the WorkCover scheme. As a result of these cuts, the NSWNMA now offers our financial members Journey Accident Insurance. The NSWNMA supports its members around work health and safety in many ways. Contact us for information and support.




Workers compensation rally November 2016

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Rally for workers compensation justice

Injured workers and their supporters will gather outside the 2016 Workers Compensation Summit at the Swissotel next Tuesday 23 February at 8.30am to let industry players aware of their presence....



Workers compensation survey

For the past three years, along with Unions NSW, the NSWNMA has been applying pressure to the NSW Liberal/National Government to reverse the sweeping cuts they made to workers compensation in 2012. Nurses are particularly prone to injury and assault ...





Workers comp backdown – still more to be done!

The State Government’s backdown on unfair changes to workers’ compensation does not go far enough and should be expanded to include all medical costs as well as restoring full cover for injuries suffered on the way to and from work, according to ...



Unions NSW Workers compensation survey report 2014

In May and June 2014 Unions NSW surveyed over 2000 people who had been injured at work or while travelling to or from work. Read or download the survey results....





Workers compensation survey

For the past two years, workers and their unions have placed pressure on the NSW Liberal Government to reverse the cruel cuts they made to workers compensation in 2012. It looks like the Government is starting to listen. On 28 April they announced ...



WorkCover inquiry closes today!

Unions are making submissions to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the functions of WorkCover. Nurses and midwives are encouraged to make a brief submission to the Inquiry by telling a quick story about their experiences with Work Health and Safety, Wo...



Workers compensation medical expenses

On 16 December the NSW Government put out a new Regulation regarding workers compensation medical expenses. Before the Regulation, all injured workers who were not receiving weekly payments on 1 January 2013 would be cut off medical payments from 1 J...