The 2021 PIEF Excellence in Personal Injury and Disability Management Awards event wouldn’t be possible without the help of our sponsors.
Thank you to all our sponsors for their support.
QBE Workers Compensation.
Empathy, innovation and expertise.
To drive better return to work outcomes, we have combined empathy and innovation with over 30 years of Workers Compensation expertise.
This is delivering optimal results for both the injured person and their employer.
ABN 78 003 191 035
CGU is a leading commercial, rural and personal lines insurer and a top-three provider of workers compensation insurance.
We offer market-leading products and outstanding service, backed by a 165-year heritage, national reach and the financial strength that comes from being part of Australia’s largest insurance parent, Insurance Australia Group (IAG).
We have built our brand around our customers and our partners and we are committed to providing you with the best possible service.
ABN 11 000 016 722
Comcare is the government regulator, workers’ compensation insurer, claims manager and scheme administrator.
Through our role, we work with employees and other workers, employers, service providers and other organisations to:
• minimise the impact of harm in the workplace
• improve recovery at work and return to work
• promote the health benefits of good work.
We collaborate and partner with other schemes and organisations on research and innovative projects that improve outcomes.
More information about Comcare go to comcare.gov.au or call us on 1300 366 979.
ABN 15 000 122 850
As Australia’s largest and most trusted multi-line Third Party Claims Administrator, Gallagher Bassett (GB) provides a complete range of claims management and consulting solutions including workers’ compensation, general insurance, self insurance and advisory services.
Drawing on our global network and extensive local resources, we provide customised claim and risk mitigation solutions that improve our clients’ outcomes.
A proud long term supporter of PIEF and recognised expert in personal injury claims management, GB offers clients the ‘best of the best’ in resources, innovation and capability, drawing from our global, national and local experience, providing workers’ compensation, self insurance, return to work and injury management services.
ABN 68 009 778 018
The Insurance Commission of Western Australia is a statutory corporation and Government Trading Enterprise owned by the Western Australian Government.
The Insurance Commission provides motor injury insurance for more than 1.9 million drivers and 2.9 million vehicles in Western Australia and manages the self-insurance arrangements for 120,000 government employees at 111 agencies for workers’ compensation, property and liability insurance.
Last year, we paid $752.8 million to individuals, service providers and customers for injury, loss and damage claims. We support claimants with their rehabilitation journey and return to work. The Insurance Commission also funds research and care innovation projects to improve the independence of its clients and reduce costs.
ABN 29 939 126 359
ReturnToWorkSA provides insurance that protects South Australian businesses and their workers from the costs of a work injury. We aim to ensure that early and purposeful action is taken to support workers to realise the health benefits of work.
Where it’s likely a worker will be off of work for more than two weeks, our mobile claims managers will visit the worker and their employer to provide fast, personalised support to help the worker recover and return to work.
ABN 83 687 563 395
At Sedgwick, caring counts; through the expertise of 27,000 colleagues, they take care of people and organizations by promoting health and productivity, protecting brand reputations, and containing costs that can impact the bottom line.
As the largest administrator of workers’ compensation claims in the world, Sedgwick handles more than one million claims related to on-the-job injuries annually. Their solutions mitigate the medical expense and income replacement claims of employees arising from work-related injuries and illnesses.
Sedgwick manages claims from inception to resolution, using cost containment measures and strategies to produce the best outcomes in accordance with local laws.
ABN 65 004 651 487
Suncorp Group is Australia’s largest private personal injury insurer, operating in workers compensation and motor injury schemes across Australia. The Group brands include Suncorp, AAMI, GIO, Apia, and Shannons.
The Group focuses on the rehabilitation, and post injury management of customers to get them back to work and pre-injury life sooner, after they have been injured in a motor vehicle accident or in the workplace.
Suncorp advocates for sustainable scheme design that supports all injured people recover as quickly as possible and improves the outcome for all involved.
ABN 47 105 207 172
The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is a Victorian Government-owned organisation whose role is to support those who have been injured on our roads regardless of who was at fault for the accident.
The TAC provides medical, rehabilitation and financial support to help clients achieve their recovery goals and get their lives back on track.
Working closely with the Department of Transport, Victoria Police and others, the TAC also promotes road safety issues to increase awareness, change behaviour and ultimately reduce the incidence of road trauma.
ABN 12 100 650 333
WorkSafe Victoria plays a critical role in the lives of Victorian employers and workers – as the state’s health and safety regulator as the manager of Victoria’s workers compensation scheme.
In both capacities, employers and workers are at the heart of our service. Our aim is to keep all workplaces healthy and safe, and to deliver high quality care and treatment when workers are injured.
WorkSafe are proud to support the Personal Injury and Disability Management National Conference to help promote and showcase industry best practice.
ABN 90 296 467 627
The School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SPHPM) at Monash is one of the largest public health research and education facilities in the Asia-Pacific region. SPHPM and the PIEF have partnered to create a unique, flexible offering that leads into a postgraduate pathway for people employed in the workers’ compensation and motor accident compensation schemes in Australia, New Zealand, and globally.
This pathway will provide industry participants with the opportunity to enrich and enhance the depth of personal injury and disability insurance management knowledge, skills and prepare them to become future leaders of this essential industry.
For more information about the Monash – PIEF Partnership and the postgraduate pathway program visit here
ABN 12 377 614 012
The Change Room provides programs to improve Health, Wellbeing & Resilience.
All programs are evidence based and highly relatable, delivered by Mentors with lived experience and deep expertise. Mentors share practical tools that empower participants to take control of their physical, mental and emotional health.
Programs are designed to service two key areas;
The Change Room Change Lives
ABN 19 231 429 189