Woodhouse v Comcare [2021] FCAFC 95 (07 June 2021) (Collier, Rangiah and Derrington JJ)


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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION – appeal from Administrative Appeals Tribunal – whether employee suffered “disease” within meaning of s 4(1) of Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Cth) – whether employment must continue to contribute to ailment to a material degree – whether employee entitled to compensation pursuant to ss 14 or 16 in respect of injury that has resolved – whether entitlement to compensation pursuant to s 19 is dependent on entitlement to compensation pursuant to s 14 – appeal dismissed