The calculation of PIAWE is used to determine the amount of weekly benefit payments paid for a work-related injury while you’re unable to work, as part of your workers compensation claim in NSW.
While many workers have received the correct weekly payments, some have been underpaid and some overpaid over this seven-year period. If any worker is owed money they will be reimbursed. Workers won't be asked to repay any overpayment.
Steps to determine eligibility
You're eligible for an assessment if you meet the following criteria:
- You notified your insurer of a workplace injury between 1 October 2012 and 20 October 2019.
- At the time of your injury you worked in the private sector in NSW (you were not employed by the NSW Government or covered by a Specialised or Self Insurer).
- You received weekly workers compensation payments as a result of your injury.
If you meet these requirements you can request a reassessment of your PIAWE by completing the form below.
Government employees can request a review of their PIAWE through existing channels and by speaking with their claims manager.
If you have any questions, check the FAQ on our PIAWE assessment process page.
Do you need help?
If you need help or would like to speak with an icare representative about seeking an assessment of your payments, please phone us on 02 6714 8003 between 8:30am and 5:00pm Mon-Fri.
The information provided on this online form is being obtained for the purpose of processing your application for review which will be conducted by your managing scheme agent. Providing this information is not required by law however if you do not provide all or any of this information it could prevent or delay the processing of your application for review. Personal information in this form is collected in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (PPIP Act). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. Personal information will be managed in line with icare's Privacy Management Plan. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information.