Information for providers on the new NSW CTP scheme

Date: Wednesday November 29, 2017 State: NSW

A new CTP Green Slip scheme starts on 1 December 2017 to better support people injured on NSW roads. The new scheme is focused on early support and recovery, with a six month safety net for injured people – regardless of who was at fault in the accident. If you have a patient who has been injured in a motor vehicle accident in NSW, benefits can include: reasonable medical and treatm...Read More

Try, Test and Learn Fund update

Date: Monday November 27, 2017 State:

The next funding tranche for the Try, Test and Learn Fund has been announced and features new priority groups:  older Newstart Allowance recipients working age carers receiving Carer Payment at-risk young people on income support, and migrants and refugees on income support. The idea submission process is different to tranche one. Submissions will be accepted from now ...Read More

TAC Small Grants Program

Date: Thursday November 23, 2017 State: VIC

The Small Grants Program aims to maximize the independence and improve the lives of people with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and/or Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) by offering grants to innovative and user led projects within the Victorian Community. Approved applications for 2013, 2014 and 2015 can be reviewed on the approved projects page. How to apply for funding? Applications will open on ...Read More

NSW Motor Accident Injuries Amendment Regulation and Motor Accident Guidelines

Date: Wednesday November 22, 2017 State: NSW

The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) have advised that the approved Regulation and Guidelines have now been published on the NSW legislation website. Included for your convenience is a link to these documents, as well as the Commencement Proclamation for the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (the Act): https://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/#/notifications/2017/1120 The Guide...Read More

Workplace Rehabilitation – Refusing to be the Convenient Scapegoat!

Date: Monday November 20, 2017 State: NSW

Genuine partnerships to improve return to work results are built not only on sharing important information and data, but also on sound analysis and interpretation in order to truly understand what drives both spend and outcomes. ARPA has not seen the data referred to in Mr Nagle’s article, nor had opportunity to review and respond, despite the assertion that they are “bringing icare cl...Read More

Health Benefits of Good Work eNewsletter - October 2017

Date: Thursday October 26, 2017 State:

The fourth edition of the Health Benefits of Good Work (HBGW) eNewsletter has been released (October 2017 edition).  In this edition of the newsletter, the role of the Workplace Rehabilitation Consultant and their role in promoting the Health Benefits of Good Work is highlighted.  To view the Workplace Rehabilitation Consultant article, click HERE.   ...Read More

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs Report released

Date: Thursday October 19, 2017 State: ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA

The Commission released its final report on National Disability Insurance Scheme Costs today, 19 October 2017. Visit their website to: View the final report View submissions. Website: www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/ndis-costs/report ...Read More

icare Care and Service Excellence Awards nominations now open

Date: Wednesday October 04, 2017 State: NSW

Nominations for the 2017 icare Care and Service Excellence Awards are now open.  The Care and Service Excellence Awards recognise and reward outstanding service delivery in the NSW workers compensation industry. The awards acknowledge outstanding contribution to the workers’ compensation scheme and its stakeholders by icare Scheme Agent case managers, service and rehabilitation ...Read More

ARPA 2016/17 Annual Report

Date: Monday September 04, 2017 State: ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA

ARPA National are very pleased to announce the publication of our first ever ARPA Annual Report. The 2016/17 Annual Report focuses on: the events, initiatives and training developed by ARPA National and the state councils over the last year the new member benefits attached to being an ARPA member an overview of the advocacy undertaken on behalf of our members to government regu...Read More

ARPA Newsletter Issue 3

Date: Thursday August 17, 2017 State: ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA

Click HERE to view Issue 3 of the ARPA Newsletter.  ...Read More