You can make a complaint by using the online form or by calling us on 13 9476.
You can make enquiries by asking a question using our online form or you can call us on 13 9476.
We are here to help.
How can we help?
When do I contact WIRO?
You can contact WIRO if you have a complaint about an insurer that affects your entitlements, rights or obligations under NSW workers’ compensation legislation.
This includes complaints about weekly benefits, medical treatment, denials of liability and delays in determining claims.
WIRO helps injured workers resolve disputes with insurers by contacting the insurer directly. We can identify issues that are able to be resolved before they escalate and the worker requires legal representation.
This means the cost and delay of taking the claim through a formal process may be avoided and workers receive entitlements sooner.
We can also provide general advice about entitlements and insurers’ obligations as well as general information about the workers compensation scheme and any changes to it.
WIRO will also answer any questions a worker may have about work capacity decisions and the relevant review process.
What information does WIRO need?
Please note that WIRO does not field anonymous complaints and enquiries.
To deal with your issue promptly please provide:
- your claim number
- your contact details
- detailed information about your concerns about how the insurer is handling your claim.
How our service works
WIRO investigates complaints fairly by listening to both sides of the story and reviewing the facts and circumstances.
In most cases, we will solve the issue through negotiation or simply clearing up confusion with the interpretation of the legislation.