Annual Report 2020-2021, Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council
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Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council Annual Report 2020-2021 3 Function and Purpose of the Advisory Council Part 3 of The Return to Work Act 1986 (the Act) establishes the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council (WRCAC or the Council). The functions of the Council are to: (a) keep the operation of the Return to Work Act 1986 under review; (b) make recommendations to the Minister on possible improvements to the administration of the Return to Work Act 1986, or the statutory scheme for the rehabilitation and compensation of injured workers in the Northern Territory; (c) carry out investigations, at the request of the Minister, into questions about the rehabilitation and compensation of injured workers and to report to the Minister on the results of the investigations; and (d) perform any other advisory functions relating to workers rehabilitation and compensation as the Minister directs. WRCAC comprises the person constituting the Work Health Authority under section 4(3) of the Work Health Administration Act 2011 and up to 10 other members appointed by the Minister in Part 3(10) of the Return to Work Act 1986. WRCAC members must represent stakeholders of the Northern Territory Workers Compensation Scheme, including balanced representation from a wide range of industry sectors, employer and worker interests, and insurers. WRCAC membership must also include persons with expertise in the rehabilitation of injured workers. Membership of the Advisory Council Council Members for 2020-2021 The term of appointment for the following WRCAC members expired on 7th April 2021: Ms Cathy Spurr, Halfpennys Lawyers Chair Ms Peggy Cheong, Hunt & Hunt Deputy Chair Mr William Esteves, NT WorkSafe Work Health Authority Mr George Roussos, Roussos Legal Advisory Member Mr Colin Chilcott, Insurance Council of Australia Member Dr Gerry A Goodhand, Australian Medical Association - Member Mr Brett Hagan, Chamber of Commerce - Member Ms Erina Early, United Voice NT Member Ms Angela Pilcher, Rehab Management - Member Mr Adam Giuliani, Unions NT Member Mr Llewelyn Jones, Insurance Council of Australia Member
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