The purpose of this Act is to-
(a) simplify the provisions applying to the rehabilitation of injured workers and compensation in relation to injuries or deaths arising out of accidents and diseases in the workplace on or after 1 July 2014; and
(b) streamline the provisions of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 which continue to apply in respect of injuries or deaths arising out of accidents and diseases in the workplace before 1 July 2014; and
(c) provide a single gateway for claims for compensation whether under this Act or the Accident Compensation Act 1985; and
(d) provide for the registration of employers and the payment of WorkCover premiums; and
(e) repeal the Accident Compensation (WorkCover Insurance) Act 1993; and
(f) make consequential amendments to the Accident Compensation Act 1985, the Workers Compensation Act 1958 and certain other Acts.