Workers' Compensation Insurance

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Workers' compensation insurance is compulsory for most employers in Australia and covers your business for financial costs you may be liable for when a worker sustains a work-related injury or illness.1
Have you been injured at work? Find out what’s involved in the workers' compensation process and what you’ll need to do to make a claim.

Our workers' compensation experience can help support you and your workers for years to come. We aim to deliver efficient claims management and innovative solutions to make a positive difference to recovery journeys, workplace safety, health and wellbeing.

We operate in more jurisdictions than any other workers' compensation provider and insure more than 25% of the top 200 ASX companies. This makes us one of Australia’s leading national workers' compensation insurance providers – just as we have been for over a century.

Workers' compensation legislation varies across Australia. We have dedicated state-based specialists and we make it easy for national employers to manage the complexity of multiple jurisdictions.
Making a positive difference to workers' compensation so you can focus on your business.
Working collaboratively with businesses and NT WorkSafe since 2000 to deliver positive outcomes.
Partnering with you to help meet the unique challenges of your business.
Our dedicated WA-based team makes managing your Workers' Compensation Insurance policies and claims easier.
We manage workers' compensation claims under icare’s Nominal Insurer Model and Insurance for NSW.
Join the largest WorkSafe agent of choice by employers in the Victorian WorkSafe scheme.
In Queensland, all workers' compensation insurance is managed by ‎WorkCover Queensland.‎
In South Australia, all workers' compensation insurance is provided by ReturnToWorkSA.
Workers' compensation varies depending on the state or territory your business operates in.
As a general guide, workers' compensation insurance includes cover for the following1:
  • Wages or loss of earnings if your worker is unable to work
  • Reasonable medical expenses, treatment and rehabilitation costs
  • Lump sum payments in case of permanent impairment
  • All your employees
  • Anyone receiving a wage or commission payment, including casuals and temporary employees, apprentices and trainees 
  • Contractors in some states and territories
  • Workers' compensation insurance doesn’t cover sole traders or a partner in a partnership
With Allianz, Workers' Compensation Insurance is a partnership at every level. We work hard to understand your needs and those of our mutual clients. We aim to offer a consistently high-quality service wherever your client’s business is located. 

Our national training courses and masterclasses are designed to help employers and staff navigate the workers' compensation system in Australia and gain a better understanding of the different state legislative requirements and insurance schemes.

We also offer a range of training courses with Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) points. 

We’re committed to building thriving workplaces and actively work with businesses and expert mental health partners to drive positive action on workplace mental health. 

Access our research and guides, which include practical tips, insights and checklists to help you and your workers build mentally healthy workplaces.

Our state-based specialists understand the complexities of workers' compensation
We provide tailored support to help workers at every stage of their recovery journey
Our dedicated team of workers' compensation specialists aims to handle your claim efficiently
We provide training, along with psychological support and innovative risk management solutions to help create safer workplaces
  1. Entitlements vary based on the circumstances of individual claims, and financial limits apply over the life of the claim.
Allianz acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live and work across Australia. We pay our respect to First Nations Elders past and present.

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