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WIRO Wires

The WIRO Wires are newsletters containing updates, relevant news and announcements on policy changes, developments on the workers compensation scheme and other WIRO activities.

Friday 20 December, 2019

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Friday 20 December, 2019

WIRO supports SafeWork NSW Forum to be held at Parliament House, Sydney on Thursday, 20 February 2020.

SafeWork NSW is proud to present this forum on proactive approaches to creating a psychological and mentally healthy workplace, a FREE event for the legal professional services industry.

The event aims to build awareness of mental health in the legal workplace and provides practical tools to manage risk to workplace psychological hazards.

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Wednesday 28 August, 2019

I am delighted to announce the release of the new WIRO Funding Policy for the Independent Legal Assistance and Review Service and the new ILARS Grant Amount Guide.

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Friday 9 August, 2019

In response to a request made to SIRA from WIRO for guidance for lawyers about maximum gazetted fees for medical reports.

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Thursday 16 May, 2019

Today SIRA announced the launch of an integrated compliance and performance review of the state-s Nominal Insurer and largest workers- compensation insurer, icare.

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Friday 21 December, 2018

New workers compensation guidelines and standards and new appointment of President of the Workers Compensation Commission announced today.

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Friday 21 December, 2018

Read about the 2019 gazetted fees orders relating to ILARS funding and funding policy changes in force from 1 January 2019.

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Wednesday 19 December, 2018

The main reforms relating to Work Capacity Decisions will commence in 2019. These are outlined in this WIRO Wire.

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Friday 30 November, 2018

This WIRO Wire considers Employers Mutual Limited v Julie Ann Heise and the Local Court of New South Wales

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Wednesday 31 October, 2018

The Workers Compensation Legislation Amendment Act received assent on 26 October 2018.

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