Workplace Accidents, Injuries and Diseases in Australia August 2018 – Infographic

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Source: Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics, 2013–14

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Will workers compensation cover all workplace incidents?

While workers compensation will cover you for workplace accidents, injuries and illnesses, benefit limits and periods may be shorter than whats adequate for you. You might want to consider income protection.

Income protection vs workers compensation

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Name Product Short Description Maximum Monthly Benefit Maximum % of Income Covered Maximum Benefit Period Waiting Period
Virgin Income Protection
Protect your lifestyle with Virgin Income Protection and new eligible customers can earn 25,000 Velocity Points. Ends 31 Aug 2018. Min monthly premium and T&Cs apply.
$10,000
85%
5 years
14, 28, 60, or 90 days
NobleOak Income Protection
Cover up to 75% (to a maximum of $25,000) of your monthly income with NobleOak Income Protection. Benefit period can be tailored to suit your needs.
$25,000
75%
2 years or to the age of 65
30 or 90 days
Real Income Protection Insurance
Cover up to 75% of your monthly income if you can’t work due to illness or injury, up to a maximum of $10,000 a month. Take out cover today and you could get a bonus $100 Gift Card.
$10,000
75%
5 years
30 or 90 days
Guardian Income Protection
Cover up to 75% (to a maximum of $10,000) of your monthly income with Guardian Income Protection.
$10,000
75%
5 years
30 or 90 days
ANZ Income Protection
Receive up to 75% of your income (up to $10,000 per month) if you're unable to work due to serious illness or injury.
$10,000
75%
5 years
30 or 90 days
Qantas Income Protection
Join Qantas Income Protection and earn up to 200,000 Qantas points. T&CS apply.
$12,000
75%
5 years
2, 4, 13 weeks or 2 years

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An insurance researcher and writer for finder.com.au who loves finding an answer to the question "Am I covered for ________?" Maurice has also completed a Tier 1 Life Insurance and a Tier 2 General Insurance Certification under ASIC's Regulatory Guide 146. This means he can confidently provide general advice for life insurance and non-life insurance products.

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