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Upcoming Seminars and Webinars

Minimising Workers' Compensation Premiums 2022

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Thursday 10 February 2022

Concise 3 Hour Webinar

(Plus extra time for questions)

Online Through Your PC

The form provided to you by your WC insurer may not be precisely in line with the WC legislation. This webinar focuses on the legal definition of a worker, when contractors should be included or excluded, what payments should legitimately be declared for premium calculations, how simple administrative changes can reduce WC premiums, and using salary packaging to minimise premiums. All Australian jurisdictions are covered.

Course notes are provided.


11.00 am - 2.00 pm

South Australia:

10.30 am - 1.30 pm


10.00 am - 1.00 pm

Northern Territory:

9.30 am - 12.30 pm

Western Australia:

8.00 am - 11.00 am


Thursday 10 February 2022

Webinar Agenda

Overview of Workers' Compensation

Australia-Wide Legislation and Regulatory Authorities

Wages Thresholds in Each State and Territory

Cross Border Provisions

Necessity to Determine a Worker's State of Connection

Harmonised Five Step Test Across the Country

Do You Still Need Coverage in More Than One State?

Definition of a Worker

As per the Legislation, not According to the WC Premium Form

Workers, Deemed Workers, Not Workers, Exempt Workers

Trainees, Outworkers, Apprentices

Workers Compensation for Independent Contractors

Differences Between Business Structures: Sole Traders,

Companies, Partnerships and Trusts

Workers' Compensation Laws Covering Contractors

Interaction of the Common Law and WC Legislation

Victoria: Payroll Tax and WC Alignment

Queensland: The PSI Rules and the Results Tests

ACT: Regular Contractors and Regular Casuals

Queensland and Tasmania: Sole Traders and WC

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The Contract With an Independent Contractor

Are You Engaging the Contractor or Vice Versa?

Specifically Defining the Business Relationship

What Exactly are You Acquiring from the Contractor

- a Service or a Product?

The Necessity to Identify the Project Deliverables

Personal Injury Insurance vs Employer WC Obligation

How to Legally Contract Not to Pay WC Premiums

Grouping & Classification of Employers/Businesses

Shared Ownership, Control or Shareholding

Separate and Distinct Businesses

Alternative Classifications to Reduce Premiums

Wages and Payments Subject to WC Premiums

Wages as per the Legislation – not as per the

Wages Declaration Form

Salaries, Allowances, Super, Benefits, Termination Pays

Payments to Workers that are Not Caught

WC Premium Savings Using Salary Packaging

Packaging Salary, Superannuation, Benefits and FBT

Where the Benefits are to be Gained – Case Study

Effective WC Tax Rates for Packaging

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