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See below, some of my thoughts on Work Cover, performance analysis, and premiums.
May 0
May 0

Recruitment Industry Work Safe Premiums to Increase… Again.

Last week, WorkSafe Victoria released the industry rates for the 2018/19 financial year. This year, like the last few years, the average premium rate across the state has remained at 1.272%. And this year, like the last few years, the industry rate for the recruitment and labour hire industries has increased. Up and Up and […]

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Jul 0
Jul 0

What can schools teach us about Work Cover?

There is no doubt that teachers have a tough gig. Their job is half child carer, half family counsellor, half sports coach, half office administrator, and that’s before their actual fulltime teaching work. And yes, my teachers taught me well enough to know that that adds up to three full jobs, but that sounds about […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Dropping Your Ice Cream: The Workers Comp Equivalent

There’s nothing worse than a dropped ice cream. But when I look at the Victorian WorkCover industry rates for 2018/19, there’s a sad sight. The ice cream manufacturing industry rate has increased for the fifth year in a row. That’s bad enough. What makes it worse is that the Industry Claims Cost Rate (ICCR) has […]

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