You are entitled to “Weekly Payments”. An initial payment of $500 for lost wages will be paid by your employer.
The table below will give you an indication of what WorkCover may pay you following the initial payment:
0 – 26 weeks
26 weeks – 5 years
Usually 85% of the worker’s normal earnings
Usually 75% of the worker’s normal earnings
For those who have sustained partial incapacity from the incident, a more complex formula is applied. McNamara Law can help you understand this.