Who Can Claim?

Workers Compensation covers all University employees for work related injuries and conditions that are substantially caused or aggravated by their employment at the University. This applies to full time, part time and casual employees, as defined by the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998.

How to claim Workers Compensation

To make a Workers Compensation claim, the injured employee will need to:

  • Consult your general practitioner who becomes your Nominating Treating Doctor for the purposes of medical management of your injury.
  • Obtain a NSW WorkCover Certificate of Capacity from your nominated treating Doctor. Please ensure that you sign the Worker Declaration form of the Certificate of Capacity. If this section is not signed by you, the certificate will be deemed invalid.
  • The following UNSW Workers Compensation claim form is an interactive pdf form that may be completed online or printed to complete.
  • It is essential, however that the Worker's signature be provided in the required declarations on Page 4.

  1. Please click on the claim form
  2. Either print the form to write on or complete online
  3. All documents are to be forwarded to UNSW Workers Compensation department via
    Email with a scanned signature to Alecia Ford or Andrea Flood
    - Internal Mail: Workers Compensation, The Chancellery, Lower Ground, Room 29

The Other Work related Injuries Claim Form will be required for completion if you have:

  • an injury received while on the daily or other periodic journey between the worker's place of abode and place of employment, or between the place of abode and any trade, technical or ther training school, where there is a real and substantial connenction between the employment and the accident
  • an injury received while on a journey between the worker's place of abode and other places referred to in section 3 (c) - (g) of the Workers Compensation Act 1987, where there is a real and substantial connection between the employment and the accident
  • an injury received while on a journey between the worker's place of employment and other places referred to in section 3 (c) - (g) of the Workers Compensation Act 1987
  • an injury while away from work during an ordinary recess and for an injury involving a motor vehicle accident in the course of employment
  • Workers who are injured in motor vehicle accidents while travelling between their workplace and home may be entitled to compensation under the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Scheme.  Information on CTP entitlements is available on the Motor Accidents Authority website at www.maa.nsw.gov.au.
  • The following Other Work related Injuries Claim Form is an interactive pdf form that may be completed online or printed to complete.
  • It is essential, however that the Worker's signature be provided in the required declarations on Page 4.

  1. Please click on the claim form 
  2. Either print the form to write on or complete online
  3. All documents are to be forwarded to UNSW Workers Compensation department via
    Email with a scanned signature to Alecia Ford or Andrea Flood
    Internal Mail: Workers Compensation, The Chancellery, Lower Ground, Room 29

Upon receipt of claim documents, UNSW Workers Compensation will implement our case management strategies and assess the claim and notify you of the liability decision within 21 days.