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Standard 29 - cross-border provisions

Correct application of cross-border provisions helps to ensure prompt payment of entitlements, to enable workers to focus on recovery and return to work.

Cross-border provisions

Principle: Workers who work in more than one State or Territory will be provided with assistance to understand their entitlement to compensation.

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S29.1If a worker works in more than one State or Territory, insurers must apply the cascading ‘State of connection’ tests in the Cross border arrangements for workers compensation when determining liability for a claim, to determine whether the worker’s employment is connected with NSW.Evidence on claim file.