In the Northern Territory, any business that employs or hires workers on a full-time, part-time or casual basis, under an oral or written contract of service or apprenticeship, must have Workers Compensation Insurance that covers all workers.
TIO can offer Workers Compensation Insurance to Businesses operating in the Territory.
Workers compensation is compensation that may be payable to a worker when the worker suffers an injury arising out of or in the course of their employment. The worker’s entitlements are outlined in the Return to Work Act and may include payment of medical and rehabilitation expenses and benefits while unable to work.
Workers must notify employers of an injury as soon as is practicable and can provide the notice verbally or in writing. Employers are required to maintain a record of all injury notifications. The record must include:
The NT legislation contains specific time frames around responding to claims, so we ask that you immediately advise us of any work-related injury and provide us with a claim form.
Should you or your worker wish to make a claim for compensation, you must:
Or you can mail them to:
Allianz Workers Compensation and TIO Workers Compensation
GPO Box 4771
Darwin NT 0801