A new process for dealing with workers compensation appeals against review decisions of the Worker's Compensation Regulator commenced in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (the Commission) on 1 October 2015. 

A Worker's Compensation Appeals Guide has been produced and is attached.

The Commission has also produced examples of what it expects of the new requirement for the arties to Statements facts and contention for physical injuries (physical and/or secondary psychiatric/psychological) and psychiatric injuries (psychiatric and/or psychological).

More information can be obtained from Scott Falvey on 07 5352 9819 or from the Commision's website: 

http://www.qirc.qld.gov.au/qirc/prod_form_leg/worker_comp_appeals/index.htm