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Extension of time guidelines and form
Details the requirements for a valid extension of time request and outlines the factors taken into account by the Seacare Authority when considering a request for an extension of time.
Best Practice Guide: Claims Management
The Seacare Authority launched its Best Practice Guide: Claims Management at the 2010 Seacare Conference. This handbook has been designed for employees, employers, insurers and other parties involved in the claims management process. It aims to:
- provide an outline of the minimum statutory requirements for managing claims under the Seafarers Rehabilitation & Compensation Act 1992 (Seafarers Act)
- guide the audience on best practice approaches to claims management to ensure improved rehabilitation and return to work outcomes.
Employee’s guide to workers compensation (Seacare brochure 2)
Provides an outline of seafarer’s rights and responsibilities concerning seafarer’s workers’ compensation.
Employer’s guide to workers compensation (Seacare brochure 3)
Provides an outline of employer rights and responsibilities concerning seafarer’s workers’ compensation.
Guide to the Assessment of the Degree of Permanent Impairment
On 2 November 2011, the Minister for Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, approved Edition 2.1 of the ‘Guide to the Assessment of the Degree of Permanent Impairment’ (the Guide).
Information for legal practitioners
This guide provides an outline of the workers' compensation process under the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 for legal practitioners acting for claimants