The NSW Government has introduced significant changes to the workers compensation scheme in NSW. It is beyond the scope of this blog to identify all those changes, I’m sure there are ‘workers compensation’ blogs that will be able to give us all the details.
What is of note here is that the original bill, the Workers Compensation Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 said:
25 Police officers,
The benefits amendments do not apply to or in respect of an injury received by a police officer (before or after the commencement of this clause), and the Workers Compensation Acts (and the regulations under those Acts) apply to and in respect of such an injury as if those amendments had not been enacted.
The Bill amends the ‘Workers Compensation Act 1987 and other Acts with respect to the reform of the NSW workers compensation scheme.’ The effect of Schedule 12, Clause 25 (above)…
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