Read the workers’ compensation information booklet (PDF, 94KB) for more information on:

  • claiming workers’ compensation
  • rehabilitation and return to work under workers' compensation.

If you’re injured at work and want to make a claim, contact Work Injury Management.

UQ is self-insured for workers’ compensation. That means it manages workers' compensation claims and rehabilitation for University staff. All claims are subject to the legislative criteria of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003.

For UQ policy, read the:

Working outside Queensland

If your principal place of employment with UQ is outside Queensland, you may not be covered by UQ’s workers’ compensation policies. You may need to organise additional insurance. See working outside Queensland (staff login required) for more information.

If you are travelling for a meeting, conference or other short-term activity with appropriate travel authorisations, you are generally covered by UQ's workers' compensation policies, subject to the legislative criteria of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003. Contact Work Injury Management if you're unsure.