Regulatory requirements for workplace rehabilitation service provision in NSW personal injury schemes

This consultation is seeking input from stakeholders on the NSW policy and framework underpinning the approval, engagement and performance of workplace rehabilitation providers.

  • The Issue

    Consultation period: 08/10/2020 9:00 am to 20/11/2020 5:00 pm

    What is it about?

    Consultation on workplace rehabilitation providers

    The purpose of this discussion paper is to seek input from stakeholders on the NSW policy and framework underpinning the approval, engagement and performance of workplace rehabilitation providers. The aim of the review is to inform the future workplace rehabilitation service provision and regulatory framework to achieve:

    • improved recovery and return to work performance for people in NSW personal injury schemes;
    • a value and outcome-based policy framework; and
    • a sustainable provider market, ensuring availability of services.

    For the purposes of this paper workplace rehabilitation (WR) refers to the breadth of services, supports and interventions designed to assist people with an injury or illness to achieve their recovery and return to work goals.

    Next steps:

    SIRA is seeking your feedback on the Regulatory requirements for workplace rehabilitation service provision in NSW personal injury schemes consultation by no later than 20 November 2020.

    Comments and feedback on this consultation should be submitted via this consultation portal or via email to consultation@sira.nsw.gov.au

    Any enquiries about the consultation process should be sent to consultation@sira.nsw.gov.au.

    Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic all feedback is to be submitted using our online form.

  • Milestones

    8 October 2020 09:00  - the Consultation for workplace rehabilitation providers opened for public consultation

    20 November 2020 17:00  - Public consultation process closes. All comments and submissions must be received by this time.

    Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic all feedback is to be submitted using our online form.

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If you can't use our online form, you can email your submission to consultation@sira.nsw.gov.au. We will publish your submission if not told otherwise.

If you can't provide your submission electronically, you can send your submission by mail to:

Regulatory requirements for workplace rehabilitation service provision in NSW personal injury schemes consultation
SIRA
Level 6
McKell Building
2-24 Rawson Place
Sydney NSW 2001