Australia: New laws reduce workers' compensation claims in Bankstown

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Workers' compensation claims in Bankstown city dropped by 860 after new laws were introduced in June 2012, The Daily Telegraph reported.

The new laws no longer cover injuries sustained on commutes to and from work. Bankstown state Labor Member of Parliament Tania Mihailuk said the drop is because of changes in the claims process, rather than fewer injuries happening at the workplace.

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