A reminder that schools are required by law to have a Return to Work Program which complies with the State Insurance Regulatory Authority’s Guidelines for Workplace Return to Work Programs.

The guidelines were updated in May 2017 and are available by clicking here. The updated guidelines are more detailed than the previous September 2010 version.

Schools are advised to update their Return to Work Program to ensure it complies with the latest version. All Return to Work Programs must comply with the 2017 guidelines by 31 May 2019.

UPDATE: The Workplace Management team has prepared a detailed checklist to assist members in reviewing their Return to Work Program which can be accessed by clicking here.

For further information on Return to Work Programs, please contact the Workplace Management Team on (02) 9299 2945.