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On 11 April 2019 the Australian Government assumed a caretaker role, with an election to be held 18 May 2019.
Information on websites maintained by Comcare will be published in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions until after the election and conclusion of the caretaker period.


Seacare is a national scheme of occupational health and safety (OHS), rehabilitation and workers’ compensation arrangements that apply to seafaring employees and appropriate third parties.

The scheme is overseen by the Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority (Seacare Authority).

The Authority’s mission is to take a leading role in minimising the human and financial costs of workplace injury in the Australian maritime industry.

Last updated: 29 Jan 2015