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Key outcomes from the 6 June 2024 Seacare Authority meeting

1 July 2024

The Seacare Authority met in Melbourne on 6 June 2024.

Seafarers Safety Net Fund (Fund) – Status and levy rate

The Seacare Authority considered the financial status of the Fund. The Seacare Authority agreed that no change should be made to the levy rate at this time.

The levy rate will next be considered at the Seacare Authority’s November 2024 meeting.

Seacare Authority Corporate Plan 2024-25

The Seacare Authority considered and endorsed its Corporate Plan for 2024-25. The Corporate Plan will be submitted to the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations and the Minister for Finance by the end of August 2024, and will subsequently be published on the Seacare Authority website.

Statement of Intent – 2024

The Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, The Hon Tony Burke MP, issued Ministerial Statement of Expectations to the Seacare Authority as a regulator.

The Statement of Expectations provides the Minister’s expectations of regulators under the Regulator Performance in line with their statutory objectives. At its June meeting, the Seacare Authority considered and endorsed its inaugural Statement of Intent.

The endorsed Statement of Intent has been provided to the Minister and will be shortly published to the Seacare website, alongside the Statement of Expectations.

Next meeting

The next meeting of the Seacare Authority will be held in Canberra on 12 September 2024.

Page last reviewed: 01 July 2024
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