Work Health Group is the parent company of five brands that operate independently. The Group was established when two like-minded, high performing businesses, IPAR and the WorkFocus Group, joined forces. Work Health Group brings together 750 health, employment and support services professionals across 80 locations in Australia.

All brands within the Work Health Group continue to operate with the same teams, managers, services and customers. These brands are supported by a strengthened corporate services engine, which is the driving force behind increased investment in our people, technology, infrastructure and innovation.

Our purpose

Building better lives for Australians through work and health

Our mission

Optimising work and life participation for people with injury, illness, disability and disadvantage

Our values

At the core of everything
What is important to us and how we go about our business at the Work Health Group

Our People
We work together and enable each other to thrive within a culture of collaboration, fun and high performance

Our Customers
We put our customers at the heart of our work, taking pride in delivering an exceptional and seamless customer experience each and every time

Quality and Innovation
We focus on consistent quality in all that we do, while having the courage to actively seek opportunities to innovate and do things better

We are professionals who act honestly, ethically and transparently, inspiring trust through open communication

We are here for the long-term, embracing sustainability across all aspects of our business including financial performance, service design and delivering meaningful outcomes for our team, our customers and the communities we work in

Accessibility and Inclusion
We embrace diversity, respecting individual differences and harnessing the power, insights and benefits of a diverse workforce

Our Brands


IPAR is a leading provider of injury prevention and workplace rehabilitation services with metropolitan and regional offices in every state and territory of Australia.

IPAR is a preferred provider to most insurance agents, self-insurers, life insurers and medium to large companies. IPAR is fully accredited and licensed by the industry regulator in each state and under the Comcare legislation and is a contracted provider of the Australian Government’s Disability Employment Services – Disability Management Services programme.

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Cogent Thinking is the employer direct division of IPAR. Cogent provides employers with a tailored outsourced solution to cover every aspect of workplace health and safety, from injury prevention and incident response, to medical case management, return to work and claims management.

Cogent’s range of solutions reduce the number and severity of injuries, and provide priority access to the best possible health care for any workforce.

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Established in 1989, WorkFocus Australia works with insurers, employers and key stakeholders to deliver workplace rehabilitation and health, employment services and advisory services for workers and job seekers across Australia.

It delivers the JobAccess service on behalf of the Australian Government, a national hub for workplace and employment information for people with disability, employers and service providers.

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Kairros has been delivering occupational rehabilitation services in NSW since 1994. Our service offerings are injury prevention, injury management and employment services, with a unique offering to workers from a Non-English speaking background.

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As one of Australia’s most successful employment services organisations, atWork Australia manages barriers to employment for the most disadvantaged job seekers.

atWork Australia delivers jobactive, Disability Employment Services and a Vocational Training and Employment Centre (which is focused on indigenous employment) on behalf of the Australian Government. atWork Australia operates in NSW, SA and WA and also has specialist capability in employment services for job seekers with mental health issues.

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Our Leaders


David Sagar

Chief Executive Officer
Work Health Group

David was a founder of IPAR in 2003, becoming Managing Director in 2006. He has a long career in management consulting for regulators, insurers and healthcare providers. He is President of the Australian Rehabilitation Providers Association in Victoria.

Rob Gordon

Director - Strategy & Growth
Work Health Group

Rob has led the WorkFocus Group through two decades of growth, diversification and acquisition. He has over 30 years’ experience and is the current National President of the Australian Rehabilitation Providers Association.

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