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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

25 Feb 2021

Seacare continues to monitor the latest information regarding COVID-19, including the Australian Government’s   national rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination program.

01 Feb 2021

On 22 December 2014, the Federal Court of Australia unanimously decided in the case of Samson Maritime Pty Ltd v Noel Aucote [2014] 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.

07 Dec 2020

The Seacare Authority met via videoconference on 26 November 2020. The key outcomes of the meeting are set out in this news item.

12 Oct 2020

The Seacare Authority met via videoconference on 17 September 2020. The key outcomes of the meeting are set out in this news item.

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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.