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Legislation

Learn about the legislation and legislative instruments which govern the Seacare scheme.

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Seafarers Act commentary

The Seafarers Act commentary can assist you to understand the Seafarers Act.

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Seacare scheme coverage

Find out about the application of the Seafarers Act.

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Exemptions from the Seafarers Act

Read about the circumstances underwhich an exemption can be sought and view current exemptions.

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Resources for health and safety representatives

Resources for HSRs including guidance on roles and responsibilities, training and the HSR registration portal.

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Health and safety representatives handbook

Find out more about providing effective rehabilitation programs.

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Accredited courses

Health and safety representatives are required to undertake accredited training courses.

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Guidelines for the Accreditation of training courses

Find out about the guidelines for the accreditation of health and safety representative training courses

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Latest News

24 Aug 2016

From Thursday, 18 August 2016, a new maximum amount of weekly incapacity compensation after the first 45 weeks of incapacity applies.

20 Apr 2016

The Seacare Authority has, following a period of consultation, granted two exemptions for a further 12 months under section 20A of the Seafarers Act:

31 Dec 2015

The Australian Government is proposing reforms to the Seacare scheme consistent with the recommendations of the review by Mr Robin Stewart-Crompton in 2012-13.

29 Oct 2015

The Seacare Authority Annual Report 2014–15 has been published and is now available.

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