Workers compensation legislation sets out the requirements for the payment of workers compensation, the management of injuries, and the establishment and operation of the Commission.
- Annual review
- Table A-PIC delegations-PIC Act and regulations-1 March 2021
- Table B-PIC delegations-Rules-30 April 2021
- Instrument of Delegation Judge Gerard Phillips 1 March 2021
- Instrument of Delegation Rodney Parson Tables A and B
- Instrument of Delegation Marie Johns
- Instrument of Delegation Marianne Christmann
- Table A - PIC delegations- PIC Act and Regulations - 15 April 2021
- Instrument of Delegation Judge Gerard Phillips 15 April 2021
- Instrument of Sub-Delegation dated 30 April 2021.pdf
- 2021 Legal Bulletins
- Appeal Decision Summaries
- Papers and presentations
- Personal Injury Commission News
- Procedural Direction PIC1 – Conduct of parties during proceedings
- Procedural Direction PIC2 – Determination of matters ‘on the papers'
- Procedural Direction PIC3 – Documents and late documents
- Procedural Direction PIC4 – Expert Witness Evidence
- Procedural Direction PIC5 – Schedule of Earnings
- Procedural Direction PIC6 – Medical Assessments
- Procedural Direction PIC7 – Appeals, reviews, reconsiderations and correction of obvious errors in medical disputes
- Procedural Direction PIC9 – Production of Information and Calling of Witnesses
- Procedural Direction PIC10 – Hearings during COVID-19
- Procedural Direction WC1 – Compensation payable on death
- Procedural Direction WC2 – Interim payment directions
- Procedural Direction WC3 – Presidential appeals and questions of law
- Procedural Direction WC4 – Work injury damages
- Procedural Direction WC5 – Work Capacity Disputes
- Procedural Direction WC6 – Workplace injury management disputes
- Procedural Direction MA1 – Stood over proceedings
- Procedural Direction MA2 – Merit review
- Procedural Direction MA3 – Approval of damages settlement
- Procedural Direction MA4 – Appointed representatives
- Procedural Direction MA5 – Matters unsuitable for assessment and mandatory exemptions
- Procedural Direction MA6 – Review of a single merit review by a review panel
- Procedural Direction MA7 – Claims disputes
- Motor Accidents Division
- Workers Compensation Division
The links below are to the NSW legislation website. This is the official NSW Government site for the online publication of legislation and is provided and maintained by the NSW Parliamentary Counsel's Office.
The Personal Injury Commission was established by the Personal Injury Commission Act 2020. This Act provides for the objects and functions of the Commission, as well as determining how proceedings are conducted and determined. There are two divisions of the Commission, each with its own enabling legislation.
The following two Acts that determine how benefits are awarded for workers compensation injuries and how disputes are determined in the Workers Compensation Division:
The Workers Compensation Regulation 2016 regulates functions of the workers compensation scheme.
The current version of the regulation (effective from 1 September 2016) is as follows:
Repealed versions of the regulation (effective version for 27 August 2010 to 31 January 2011) are as follows:
Proceedings in the Motor Accidents Division are determined under two separate Acts, depending on the date of the accident. For accidents that occurred on or before 30 November 2017, the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 applies.
For accidents that occurred on or after 1 December 2017, the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 applies.
There are two Regulations made under each Act: