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Independent review of the Return to Work Act 2014

The Return to Work Act 2014  (“the Act”) commenced on 4 December 2014. The Act established the Return to Work Scheme to support workers and employers when a work injury occurs. 

Section 203 of the Act requires the Minister for Industrial Relations to cause a review of the Act and its administration and operation on the expiry of three years from its commencement.

On 14 November 2017, the South Australian Government appointed former Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, the Hon. John Mansfield AM QC, to conduct an independent review of the Act and its administration and operation pursuant to section 203 of the Act.

The review commenced on 4 December 2017. The review will be completed within six months of its commencement.

The review will invite written submissions from the public and other interested parties and will ultimately produce a written report with recommendations for the Government’s consideration.

Submissions

The review is not currently accepting submissions. If you are interested in making a submission to the review in the future, please register your interest in making a submission via email or post.

Persons who register their interest in making a submission to the review will be notified when it is open to make a submission to the review.

When registering your interest in making a submission to the review, please indicate which term(s) of reference you would be interested in addressing in your submission.

The terms of reference for the review can be found below under the “Downloads” heading.

Email

Register your interest in making a submission via email to: RTWreview [at] sa.gov.au 

Post

Register your interest in making a submission via post to:

Independent Review of the Return to Work Act 2014
GPO Box 464
ADELAIDE  SA  5001
DX 336