Cost / Reimbursements
Generally, each party bears their own costs of conciliation. However, the WorkSafe Agent or Self-Insurer is liable to pay your reasonable transport expenses to and from the conciliation conference and reimburse you for any loss of income incurred by attending the conciliation conference. You will be provided with a form at the conclusion of the conference that can be used to claim these costs.
You will need to forward the completed form to the VWA Agent or Self-Insurer.
Costs that can be claimed are as follows:
Transport expenses :
1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022 : $65
1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023 : $67
Loss of income :
1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022 : $450
1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023 : $461
The above rates are indexed annually and published in the Victorian Government Gazette.