Benefit Generosity, Claiming, and Disability Duration

Tyler Lane, Shannon Gray, Luke Sheehan, Dianne Beck, Alex Collie

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Taking advantage of a substantial increase to workers’ compensation benefits in 2010, this study evaluates the effect on claiming behaviours in Victoria in terms of the number of claims, disability duration, and how a raised wage replacement cap affected higher earners compared to lower earners.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherMonash University
Commissioning bodySafe Work Australia and WorkSafe Victoria
Number of pages23
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2018


  • workers' compensation
  • benefit generosity
  • return to work

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