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Government announces injection of funds for the Seafarers Safety Net Fund

8 January 2024

The Government has announced, as part of the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2023-24, that it will inject $900,000 into the Seafarers Safety Net Fund to ensure its ongoing viability.

The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations will also receive funding to undertake consultation on legislative reform of the scheme, including reforms to address issues that currently discourage insurers from participating in the Seacare Scheme.

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