22 Jun 2016
The integrity of the Return to Work scheme continues to be upheld by the courts with two successful outcomes from prosecutions this month recouping almost $15,000.
12 May 2016
People with a work injury and the medical providers who treat them are being contacted by ReturnToWorkSA as part of a state wide program to help people transition from the scheme.
10 Feb 2016
The new Return to Work scheme has now been operational in South Australia for over 6 months and is focused on a range of steps that ensure face to face service and customised support for South Australians injured at work as well as their employer.
28 Jan 2016
Prosecution of fraud against the Return to Work scheme is off to a busy start in 2016 with two convictions in one week.
29 Dec 2015
In what has been a busy year for ReturnToWorkSA’s investigation team, an eighth person has been prosecuted in the Magistrates Court for work injury fraud.
14 Sep 2015
ReturnToWorkSA Chairman Ms Jane Yuile has released the 2014-15 figures which show that the financial and return to work performance improvements in South Australia’s work injury scheme have continued.
01 Jun 2015
South Australian businesses can look forward to a reduction in the premiums they pay for their work injury insurance when they receive their industry rate notices from ReturnToWorkSA in June.
30 Apr 2015
In what has been a big four months for fraudsters getting caught out, another person was yesterday given a 12 months and 2 weeks suspended sentenced and ordered to repay $21,689 in costs for cheating the workers compensation system.
17 Mar 2015
Enforcement of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act has continued this week with a further two cases successfully prosecuted in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on the same day (Monday 16 March 2015). This follows a conviction 10 days ago of a dishonest twin who also committed WorkCover fraud.
13 Mar 2015
ReturnToWorkSA Chairman Jane Yuile has announced the scheme is now fully funded with mid-year financial results showing a $20 million net asset position. This is an improvement from the previous unfunded liability of $1.132 billion at 30 June 2014, meaning the scheme is now 100.7% funded (previously 71%).
06 Mar 2015
A man has been charged with seven counts of dishonestly obtaining a payment and one count of making a false or misleading statement about his WorkCover claim.
22 Jan 2015
A truck driver charged with 14 counts of dishonestly obtaining a payment and one count of making a false or misleading statement about his claim to WorkCoverSA is the first to be successfully prosecuted for fraud in 2015.