Who is eligible?

National Injury Insurance Scheme, Queensland (Work-related accidents)

From 1 July 2016, workers who suffer serious personal injuries as a result of work-related events in Queensland, may be eligible.

A serious personal injury includes:

Spinal cord injuries_no text Permanent spinal cord injuries

Traumatic brain injuries_no text Traumatic brain injuries

Multiple amputations_no text Multiple or high-level limb amputations

Serious brachial plexus injury_no text Permanent injury to the brachial plexus

Severe burns_no text Severe burns

Permanent blindness_no text Permanent legal blindness.

Eligibility criteria apply for all injuries and can be found in the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act and Regulation located on the Worksafe website .