Three Bodies to Make Up WorkCover NSW

There are three new agencies that will replace WorkCover NSW, they are:

  1. SafeWork NSW, which will be responsible for work health and safety (WHS) regulation including safety inspections of work sites.
  2. Insurance & Care NSW (icare) will focus on improving service delivery to injured workers, including the tracking of claims processing.
  3. The third agency is the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), this will regulate all state insurance schemes, including workers’ compensation and third party insurance