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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

The health and safety representatives (HSR) handbook provides guidance and information on the roles and responsibilities of a HSR.

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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

27 Jun 2019

The Seacare Authority met in Melbourne on 6 June 2019. The key outcomes of the meeting are set out below.

27 Jun 2019

As part of its commitment to promoting health, wellbeing and resilience, the Seacare Authority held a mental health workshop in Fremantle late in 2019.

Recognising that seafarers face a unique set of challenges, our mental health workshop brought together maritime employees, seafarers and industry professionals in an open conversation about working together to increase awareness of and develop mentally healthy workplace.

15 Apr 2019

The Seacare Authority met in Canberra on 14 March 2019. The key outcomes of the meeting are set out below.

01 Mar 2019

The Seacare Authority has published the exemptions granted, at the request of an employer, under section 20A of the Seafarers Act between 1 July 2018 and 31 December 2018.

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