6.2.9.2 IB compensation tables - claims made on or after 10 December 2009

Compensation applicable for claims for Impairment Benefits made on or after 10 December 2009 or existing claims where the first impairment assessment attended for the claim is on or after 10 December 2009.

Compensation table for physical impairment

Claims made on or after 10 December 2009

Compensation for claims for Impairment Benefits made on or after 10 December 2009 or existing claims where the first Impairment Assessment attended for the claim is on or after 10 December 2009.

Compensation Tables for Physical Impairment - injuries from:

1 July 2016 - current

1 July 2005 - 30 June 2016

1 July 1997 - 30 June 2005

To view claims made before 10 December 2009 see: IB compensation tables - claims made before 10 December 2009

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Compensation table for modified Chapter 3 impairment

Injuries sustained on or after 3 December 2003 with a whole person impairment assessed in accordance with Chapter 3 of the AMA Guides between 5% and 29% and modified in accordance:


Compensation Table for Modified Chapter 3 Impairment from:

1 July 2019 - current

1 July 2014 - 30 June 2019

Modified Chapter 3 impairment from:

3 December 2003 - 30 June 2014

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Compensation table for Chapter 3 SPINE impairment

Claims made on or after 10 December 2009

Spinal injuries with a whole person impairment assessed in accordance with Chapter 3 of the AMAAmerican Medical Association Guides between 5% and 29% and modified in accordance with the legislation (for injuries on or after 3 December 2003) and increased by 10% of the compensation amount.


Compensation Table for Chapter 3 SPINE impairment - injuries from:

1 July 2019 - current

1 July 2014 - 30 June 2019

3 December 2003 - 30 June 2014

1 July 1997 - 2 December 2003

To view claims made before 10 December 2009 see: IB compensation tables - claims made before 10 December 2009

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Compensation table for hearing loss

Since the Consumer price Index (CPIConsumer Price Index) between the December 1996 and December 1997 quarters decreased, the levels of compensation for 1997/98 and 1998/99 injuries remain the same.

Note: Impairment entitlements are indexed annually by CPI. Total loss entitlements are indexed annually by average weekly earnings (AWEAverage Weekly Earnings).

Current Hearing Loss NAL% compensation table - benefits from:

1 July 2019 - current

1 July 2014 - 30 June 2019

Hearing loss NAL% - benefits between 03/12/2003 - 09/12/2009

Hearing loss NAL% - benefits between 12/11/1997 - 02/12/2003

Total loss of hearing

If the worker is assessed by the medical examiner as suffering total loss of hearing, compensation must be paid under the no disadvantage compensation table as follows:

Deemed date of injury Compensation for total loss of hearing
2021/22 $206,500
2020/21 $203,880
2019/20 $199,870
2018/19 $195,860
2017/18 $191,670
2016/17 $188,880
2015/16 $185,390
2014/15 $182,770
2013/14 $177,890
2012/13 $174,230
2011/12 $169,010
2010/11 $163,980
2009/10 $159,930
2008/09 $154,150
2007/08 $149,030
2006/07 $147,120
2005/06 $141,650
2004/05 $139,360
2003/04 $129,150
2002/03 $120,480
2001/02 $114,010
2000/01 $110,960
1999/2000 $109,430
1998/99 $109,100
1997/98 $104,904

To view claims made before 10 December 2009 see: IBImpairment Benefits compensation tables - claims made before 10 December 2009

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Compensation tables for psychiatric impairment

Claims made on or after 10 December 2009

Compensation for claims for Impairment Benefits made on or after 10 December 2009 or existing claims where the first Impairment Assessment attended for the claim is on or after 10 December 2009.

Compensation Tables for Psychiatric Impairment - injuries from:

 

1 July 2020 - current

1 July 2016 - 20 June 2020

1 July 2007 - 30 June 2016

1 July 1997 - 30 June 2007

To view claims made before 10 December 2009 see: IB compensation tables - claims made before 10 December 2009

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Summary of IB calculations & amounts

Claims made on or after 10 December 2009

Compensation for claims for Impairment Benefits made on or after 10 December 2009 or existing claims where the first Impairment Assessment was attended for the claim on or after 10 December 2009.

For claims with Impairment Assessments before 10 December 2009 refer to: Summary of legislated formulas.

Calculations and amounts from:

1 July 2018 - current

1 July 2014 - 30 June 2018

1 July 2009 - 30 June 2014

To view claims made before 10 December 2009 see: IB compensation tables - claims made before 10 December 2009

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