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Australia’s $60b workers’ comp gravy train needs urgent review – Sydney Morning Herald

Australia’s workers’ compensation system was never part of the royal commission into financial services, but it’s now clear it should have been.



These were some of the revelations of a joint investigation by The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and ABC TV’s Four Cornersinto the nation’s workers’ compensation system. It uncovered mismanagement in the NSW government-run icare and “unethical” conduct in Victoria’s scheme, which together cover nearly half of the nation’s workforce.
One of the people treated appallingly was Chris Iliopoulos, who had a back injury at work but despite excruciating pain she had to battle for the insurer, EML, to …

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