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IRO Alerts

The IRO Alerts (formerly published as WIRO Wires) are newsletters containing updates, relevant news and announcements on policy changes, developments on the workers compensation scheme and other IRO activities.

Friday 11 May, 2018

Thank you for attending the WIRO Regional Seminar in Wollongong on 11 May 2018.


Friday 20 April, 2018

The 2018 WIRO Sydney Seminar videos are now available.


Tuesday 17 April, 2018

WIRO wishes to draw all workers compensation legal service providers- attention to the Coal Industry Amendment Bill 2018.


Tuesday 3 April, 2018

The efforts of David King have inspired us all. From 6 April 2018, David is running Marathon des Sables - a 7 day race across the Sahara Desert in southern Morocco.


Wednesday 21 March, 2018

A WIRO Wire has been published with a wrap up of the Sydney Seminar 2018 including links to presentations and photographs from the day.


Friday 12 January, 2018

From the WIRO Wire: the ILARS Travel and Associated Expenses (Allowances) Policy has changed - pre-approval is now no longer required in certain circumstances (detailed within).


Wednesday 20 December, 2017

WIRO has released a Wire addressing the recent publication of the Government-s Dispute Resolution Paper - welcoming the opportunity to effect a positive institutional change.


Monday 18 December, 2017

Being innovative at WIRO has its rewards

With the 5-year anniversary of WIRO (the Workers Compensation Independent Review Office) it-s timely to reflect on the successes of this -innovative- organisation.

WIRO is the only Government entity dedicated solely to oversight and scrutiny of the workers compensation scheme and has had outstanding success helping injured workers and their employers.


Thursday 7 December, 2017

A Wire released by WIRO relating to the weekly payments of workers affected by Section 39, and the nature of the corresponding legal proceedings.


Monday 27 November, 2017

WIRO have just issued a WIRE regarding claims for replacement of hearing aids.