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National Return to Work Survey

National Return to Work Survey 2016

The National Return to Work Survey was undertaken in April 2016 and the results have been published.

Several Australian jurisdictions, including Comcare, took part in the survey.  ă€€The survey results provide important insights into the return to work outcomes, experiences and perceptions of employees with a workers’ compensation claim.

Key survey results (full sample) include:

 

Comcare

Australia

Proportion of employees that had returned to work at some time since their injury or illness

97%

93%

Proportion  of workers that had returned to work and were working in paid employment at the time of the interview

90%

83%

Proportion of workers that had returned to work and were working for at least 3 consecutive months at the time of the interview

75%

69%

The Summary research report is available from Safe Work Australia's website.

Comcare would like to thank survey participants for their contribution.

Page last updated: 03 Feb 2017