The Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal is an independent statutory tribunal created under the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, with a primary responsibility to determine all disputes relating to workers compensation in Tasmania.
The functions of the tribunal are:
- To determine all claims for compensation referred to it under the Act.
- To determine such other matters as are referred to it under the Act.
- To exercise the powers conferred and the duties imposed on it in the Act.
- To hear and determine any appeal referred to under the Workers (Occupational Diseases) Relief Fund Act 1954.