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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

21 Jul 2020

The Seacare Authority met via videoconference on 11 June 2020. The key outcomes of the meeting are set out in this news item.

22 Jun 2020

The 10th anniversary of the Day of the Seafarer will be observed on 25 June 2020.

06 May 2020

The Seacare Authority met via videoconference on 12 March 2020. The key outcomes of the meeting are set out in this news item.

07 Apr 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.

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The Seacare Authority acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledges their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.