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Legislation

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

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Seafarers Act commentary

Find out about the application of the Seaferers Act.

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Seacare scheme coverage

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

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Exemptions from the Seafarers Act

Read about the circumstances underwhich an exemption can be sought

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The role of a health and safety representatives

Everything you need to know about meeting your obligations to have health and safety representatives in your organisation.

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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

11 Sep 2014

This year, the Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards were combined with the Seacare Awards. Last night, at the Melbourne Town Hall, organisations and individuals operating within or providing a service for the Comcare and Seacare schemes were recognised and awarded for their achievements in workplace health and safety, rehabilitation and return to work.

20 Jun 2014
Seacare Notice 01/2014 details the current ceiling on weekly incapacity payments after the first 45 weeks pursuant to subsection 31(7) of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992.
07 Feb 2014

During a recent review, the Seacare Authority noticed a number of cases where employers made reconsideration decisions without first seeking the assistance of a Comcare officer.

05 Nov 2013

The Seacare Authority agreed—at its August meeting—to update the employer determination report forms. The report forms now include details of the voyage and vessel where the incident occurred to assist parties to determine jurisdiction at the outset of a claim.

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