Minister: Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Agency: Queensland Treasury


Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 No. 27

Table of Reprints

Effective Date Publication Date Amendments Included Notes
01 July 2003
06 November 2003 2003 Act No. 85
01 January 2004 2003 Act No. 63
31 March 2004 2003 Act No. 91
18 November 2004 2004 Act No. 45
22 November 2004 2004 Act No. 29
29 November 2004 2004 Act No. 53
01 January 2005 2004 Act No. 45
01 April 2005 2004 Act No. 452005 Act No. 11
01 July 2005 2004 Act No. 452004 Act No. 46
22 August 2005 2004 Act No. 452005 Act No. 50
01 October 2005 2004 Act No. 45
02 November 2005 2005 Act No. 50
01 January 2006 2005 Act No. 50
04 April 2006 2006 Act No. 13
17 May 2006 2006 Act No. 22
01 October 2006

prov exp 30 September 2006

23 April 2007 2007 Act No. 20
28 May 2007 2007 Act No. 23
29 August 2007 2007 Act No. 36
01 January 2008 2007 Act No. 52
01 July 2008 2008 Act No. 38
28 October 2008 2008 Act No. 61
01 December 2008 2008 Act No. 552008 Act No. 67
22 June 2009 2009 Act No. 19
01 July 2009 2009 Act No. 92009 Act No. 13
26 October 2009 2009 Act No. 38
03 November 2009 2009 Act No. 44
10 December 2009 2009 Act No. 49
29 March 2010 2009 Act No. 34
17 June 2010 2010 Act No. 24
01 July 2010 2009 Act No. 172010 Act No. 142010 Act No. 24
14 October 2010 2010 Act No. 42
01 November 2010 2010 Act No. 262010 Act No. 42
01 January 2011 2010 Act No. 38
04 April 2011 2011 Act No. 4
06 June 2011 2011 Act No. 18
01 January 2012 2011 Act No. 18
01 July 2012 2011 Act No. 32(amd 2012 Act No. 9)
14 August 2012 2012 Act No. 17
01 July 2013 2013 Act No. 29
13 August 2013 2013 Act No. 31
23 September 2013 2013 Act No. 39
15 October 2013 2013 Act No. 52
29 October 2013 2013 Act No. 52
21 May 2014 2014 Act No. 17
01 July 2014 2014 Act No. 212014 Act No. 25

RA ss 27, 43, 44, 44A

30 October 2014

prov exp 29 October 2014

31 January 2015 2015 Act No. 13

RA s 44

15 July 2015 2015 Act No. 13

RA s 26

24 September 2015 2015 Act No. 13

revised version

09 October 2015 23 September 2016 2015 Act No. 13
08 September 2016 07 October 2016 2016 Act No. 44
01 March 2017 13 March 2017 2016 Act No. 63
31 August 2017 07 September 2017 2017 Act No. 27

List of Legislation

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 No. 27

date of assent 23 May 2003

ss 1–2, 612, 619–620 commenced on date of assent (see s 2(2))

ss 613–618, 621 commenced 1 April 2003 (see s 2(1))

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2003 (see s 2(2))

Amending legislation

Training Reform Act 2003 No. 63 ss 1, 2(2), 60 sch

date of assent 13 October 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2004 (2003 SL No. 293 )

Local Government and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 No. 85 s 1, pt 5, s 28 sch

date of assent 06 November 2003

commenced on date of assent

Disaster Management Act 2003 No. 91 ss 1–2, 175 sch 1

date of assent 18 November 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 31 March 2004 (2004 SL No. 24 )

Partnership and Other Acts Amendment Act 2004 No. 29 ss 1, 2(2), 71–72

date of assent 12 October 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 22 November 2004 (2004 SL No. 250 )

Pay-roll Tax Administration Amendment Act 2004 No. 46 ss 1–2, 41 sch

date of assent 18 November 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2005 (2005 SL No. 8 )

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Acts Amendment Act 2004 No. 45 ss 1–2(1), (3)–(4), pt 2, s 3 sch

date of assent 18 November 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 8–9, 61, 86 (to the extent it ins s 614), 89(3) commenced 1 July 2005 (see s 2(3))

ss 12–17, 19, 28–31, 85, 86 (to the extent it ins ss 615–616), 89(1) (to the extent it om def amount payable under an industrial instrument), 89(2) (to the extent it ins defs amount payable and usual employment) commenced 1 January 2005 (see s 2(1))

ss 21–26, 86 (to the extent it ins s 619) commenced 1 January 2005 (2004 SL No. 287 )

ss 33, 35–41, 86 (to the extent it ins s 621), 89(1) (to the extent it om def hospitalisation), 89(2) (to the extent it ins defs hospitalisation, private patient and public patient) commenced 1 April 2005 (2005 SL No. 39 )

s 68, 69(1), 70–71, 72(2), 73–80, 86 (to the extent it ins s 625), 89(2) (to the extent it ins def appeal body), sch item 18 commenced 22 August 2005 (2005 SL No. 203 )

ss 32, 86 (to the extent it ins s 620) commenced 1 October 2005 (2005 SL No. 203 )

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 No. 53

date of assent 29 November 2004

commenced on date of assent

Industrial Relations and Other Acts Amendment Act 2005 No. 11 pts 1, 4

date of assent 01 April 2005

commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Acts Amendment Act 2005 No. 50 ss 1–2(1)–(2), pt 2, s 3 sch

date of assent 02 November 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ss 8, 31(2), (4), 32, 39, 43, 49 (to the extent it ins ss 632, 634–635), 51(3) commenced 1 January 2006 (see s 2(2))

s 48 commenced 22 August 2005 (see s 2(1))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Amendment Act 2006 No. 13

date of assent 04 April 2006

commenced on date of assent

Workplace Health and Safety and Other Acts Amendment Act 2006 No. 22 pts 1, 3

date of assent 17 May 2006

commenced on date of assent

Statutory Bodies Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 20 pts 1, 12

date of assent 23 April 2007

commenced on date of assent

Industrial Relations Act and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 23 s 1, pt 8

date of assent 28 May 2007

commenced on date of assent

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 No. 36

date of assent 29 August 2007

commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Acts Amendment Act 2007 No. 52 ss 1–2(1), pt 2

date of assent 09 November 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2008 (see s 2(1))

Public Service Act 2008 No. 38 ss 1–2, 252 sch 3

date of assent 11 June 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2008 (2008 SL No. 208 )

Criminal Code and Other Acts Amendment Act 2008 No. 55 ss 1–2, 150 sch

date of assent 23 October 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 December 2008 (2008 SL No. 386 )

Workplace Health and Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 No. 61 ss 1–2(1), pt 4

date of assent 25 November 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 28 October 2008 (see s 2(1))

Transport and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2008 No. 67 s 1, pt 12 div 5

date of assent 01 December 2008

commenced on date of assent

Financial Accountability Act 2009 No. 9 ss 1, 2(2), 136 sch 1

date of assent 28 May 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 80 )

Local Government Act 2009 No. 17 ss 1, 2(4), 331 sch 1

date of assent 12 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (2010 SL No. 122 )

Right to Information Act 2009 No. 13 ss 1–2, 213 sch 5

date of assent 12 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 132 )

Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 19 ss 1, 94 sch 1

date of assent 22 June 2009

commenced on date of assent

Juvenile Justice and Other Acts Amendment Act 2009 No. 34 ss 1, 2(2), 45(1) sch pt 1 amdt 34

date of assent 17 September 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 29 March 2010 (2010 SL No. 37 )

Electrical Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 38 ss 1, 2(2), pt 15

date of assent 22 September 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 26 October 2009 (2009 SL No. 233 )

Health and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2009 No. 44 ss 1, 2(2), pt 22

date of assent 03 November 2009

commenced on date of assent

Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) and Other Provisions Act 2009 No. 49 ss 1–2, pt 3 div 12

date of assent 19 November 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 10 December 2009 (2009 SL No. 289 )

Health Legislation (Health Practitioner Regulation National Law) Amendment Act 2010 No. 14 pt 1, s 124 sch

date of assent 21 April 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2)

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 24 pts 1–2, s 3 sch

date of assent 17 June 2010

ss 1–2, 13 commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (see s 2)

Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Act 2010 No. 26 pts 1, 22

date of assent 13 August 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2010 (2010 SL No. 236 )

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 No. 38 ss 1–2, 78 sch 3

date of assent 20 September 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2011 (2010 SL No. 305 )

Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2010 No. 42 ss 1–2(1), pt 38

date of assent 14 October 2010

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 212 commenced 1 November 2010 (2010 SL No. 301 )

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Electrical Safety and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 No. 4 s 1, pt 7

date of assent 04 April 2011

commenced on date of assent

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No. 18 ss 1–2, pt 19, s 404 sch 4 pt 1

date of assent 06 June 2011

ss 1–2, pt 19 commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2012 (2011 SL No. 238 )

Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 No. 32 ss 1–2, 332 sch 1 pt 2 (prev Health and Hospitals Network Act 2011) (this Act is amended, see amending legislation below)

date of assent 28 October 2011

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (2012 SL No. 61 item 3) (previous proclamation 2012 SL No. 23 item 3 was rep (2012 SL No. 61 ))

Amending legislation

Health and Hospitals Network and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 9 ss 1–2(1), 47 (amends 2011 No. 32 above)

date of assent 27 June 2012

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2012 (see s 2(1))

Penalties and Sentences and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 No. 17 ss 1, 51 sch

date of assent 14 August 2012

commenced on date of assent

Industrial Relations (Transparency and Accountability of Industrial Organisations) and Other Acts Amendment Act 2013 No. 29 ss 1–2(1)(a), pt 4

date of assent 20 June 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2013 (2013 SL No. 132 )

Criminal Law and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 31 s 1, pt 12A

date of assent 13 August 2013

commenced on date of assent

Treasury and Trade and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 39 ss 1, 109 sch 2, 110(3) sch 3 pt 2, 111 sch 4

date of assent 23 September 2013

commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 52 chs 1–2 pt 1, 3 pt 1, ss 56 sch 1, 114 sch 2

date of assent 29 October 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

ch 2 pt 1, s 56sch 1 commenced 15 October 2013 the day the Bill for this Act was introduced into the Legislative Assembly (see s 2)

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Public Safety Business Agency Act 2014 No. 17 ss 1, 184 sch 1 pts 2, 4

date of assent 21 May 2014

commenced on date of assent

Crime and Misconduct and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 21 ss 1, 2(2), 94(2) sch 2

date of assent 21 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 107 )

Further Education and Training Act 2014 No. 25 ss 1–2, 223 sch 1 pt 2

date of assent 21 May 2014

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2014 (2014 SL No. 102 )

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2015 No. 13 pts 1–2

date of assent 24 September 2015

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

pt 2 divs 1–2 commenced 31 January 2015 (see s 2(1))

pt 2 div 3 commenced 15 July 2015, the day the Bill for this Act was introduced into the Legislative Assembly (see s 2(2))

pt 2 div 5 commenced 9 October 2015 (2015 SL No. 134 )

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Act 2016 No. 44

date of assent 08 September 2016

pts 1–3, s 53 sch 1 comm on date of assent

Industrial Relations Act 2016 No. 63

date of assent 09 December 2016

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

ch 1 pt 1 hdgs, ss 35 , pts 2–3, chs 2–18, ch 19 pts 1–7, ss 11181124 , 1126–1128, 1151, 152 (to the extent it ins new s 289 ), ch 19 pts 9–10, schs 1–6 comm 1 March 2017 (2017 SL No. 24 )

Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2017 No. 24

date of assent 25 August 2017

ch 1 pt 1 hdgs, pt 2–3, chs 2–7 sch 1 comm 1 January 2018 (2017 SL No. 196)

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation (Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 27

date of assent 31 August 2017

comm on date of assent

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2017 No. 32

date of assent 13 September 2017

ss 4(2), (4), (6) and (7), 5–9, 13–15,17(2), 18(2), 19, 20, 23–35, 38–42, 44–49, 51, 52 (other than to the extent it ins pt 13, div 1 and s 321 ), 53, 54, 57(1), (2) and (3), 58–62, pt 3 (other than ss 64, 68, 73, 74, 76, 77), pts 4–5, sch 1 not yet proclaimed into force (see s 2 (1))

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Bill 2003

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