07 Apr 2020
25 Mar 2020
Recognising the physical and mental stressors associated with work in the maritime industry, the Seacare Authority has developed an online resource centre which provides ready access to mental health resources.
17 Feb 2020
The Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority (Seacare Authority) understands that the current COVID-19 pandemic presents significant challenges for stakeholders in the Seacare Scheme.
03 Feb 2020
An increase to the fee for reconsideration assistance provided by Comcare under Section 78 of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 (Seafarers Act) came into effect from 8 February 2020.
On 22 December 2014, the Federal Court of Australia unanimously decided in the case of Samson Maritime Pty Ltd v Noel Aucote  FCAFC 182 (Samson v Aucote), that sections 19(2)–(4) of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 (Seafarers Act) extend the operation of the Seafarers Act.