The Minister for Customer Service has today announced, click here, the Government’s support for the establishment of a single personal injury tribunal to hear workers compensation and compulsory third party disputes.
The Minister has also announced that the Government will be conducting a consultation process regarding an appropriate model for the new tribunal. The State Opposition has also today issued a media release expressing concern that the proposal may negatively impact on the rights of injured workers and motorists, available here.
The release also refers to the Government’s response to the 2018 Standing Committee on Law and Justice Inquiries into Workers Compensation and CTP. The reports of these inquiries can be found at the Standing Committee’s webpage here and here. The Government responses to the reports can be found here.