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WA Medically Retired Police Redress scheme

This is a preview of the WA Medically Retired Police Redress scheme form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.
 

Eligibility

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*Please note: this scheme is is limited to former Western Australian Police officers who meet five criteria.  With some of the criteria, there may be room for consideration of exceptional circumstances. These criteria are only to determine whether you will be considered for the scheme, they will not impact the size of any offer that may be made to you. 

 

1. You must have been a sworn Western Australian Police Officer as defined in Section 33(K) of the Police Act 1892? Were you a: * Required
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If you were not a Western Australian Police Officer, this application will be deemed ineligible. Do not proceed if you were not a Western Australian Police Officer.
2. Applicants must be living at the time of application. Are you applying: * Required
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If you are applying on behalf of someone who has died, this application will be deemed ineligible.
3. You must have been removed from office before 9 April 2019 for medical reasons under: * Required
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If you were not medically retired, but believe this was likely had you not taken other action (retirement or resignation for example), we will consider your application, but you will need to provide documentary evidence of this at the end of this form. If you were removed under Section 8, but this was for loss of confidence, you will not be eligible.
4. Must have suffered a work-related illness or injury that caused or was a significant contributing factor in your medical retirement under Section 8 of the Police Act 1892. * Required
Response required.Response required.
If your medical retirement was not wholly or significantly work-related, you may be deemed ineligible. If you consider your circumstances to be exceptional, we will consider them. You will need to provide some documentary evidence at the end of this form.
5. You must not have been convicted of a serious offence. Have you been convicted of, or are awaiting trial for, an offence for which the statutory penalty is or includes imprisonment of five years or more: * Required
If you are awaiting trial for such an offence and are subsequently acquitted you may still be eligible. Save all documentation from this process and write to the Co-ordinator Legal Process, c/- Legal Services, Western Australia Police Force, 3rd floor, 2 Adelaide Terrace, EAST PERTH WA 6004.

If there are exceptional circumstances to your conviction, you may still be eligible. Please provide documentation at the end of this form that explains why you should be given consideration.  

 

Please note

If you have received another payment that is related to your Section 8 medical retirement, this may be considered during the assessment process.  Superannuation is not considered.  You do not need to tell us about your superannuation.

Have you received any other sort of payment from the WA Government?
Must be a dollar amount.