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Glossary

TermDefinition
NSWNew South Wales
1987 Act Workers Compensation Act 1987
1998 ActWorkplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998
The Workers Compensation ActsWorkers Compensation Act 1987 and Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998
The RegulationWorkers Compensation Regulation 2016
MACMedical assessment certificate
StandardsStandards of practice
SIRAState Insurance Regulatory Authority
WIROWorkers Compensation Independent Review Office
The CommissionWorkers Compensation Commission of New South Wales
NAATINational Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters
Exempt workerSpecific classes of workers for which most of the amendments made to the Workers Compensation Acts in 2012 and 2015 do not apply
RTWReturn to work
IMEIndependent medical examiner
IMCInjury management consultant
NTDNominated treating doctor
PIAWEPre-injury average weekly earnings
GSTGoods and services tax
Permanent Impairment GuidesNSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment, fourth edition, April 2016