Workers' Compensation Policy Guide

The purpose of this Guide is to provide the policy background to the workers' compensation claims management advice contained in the Department's Workers' Compensation Management Manual by outlining:

  • The legislative basis and key features of the Victorian WorkCover scheme
  • The legislative background and key legal obligations associated with the management of workers' compensation in schools
  • Entitlements associated with workers' compensation applicable to the Department's employees
  • The Department’s arrangements and support infrastructure for the management of workers' compensation in schools

Detailed advice on the procedures to be followed when managing Workers' compensation claims, and the required forms and documents can be accessed from the Workers' Compensation Management Manual.

Documents

School Workers' Compensation Policy Guide (pdf - 588.78kb) 

Corporate Workers' Compensation Policy Guide (pdf - 839.56kb)