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The 2011 Seacare Injury Prevention Forum will be held on Wednesday 23 November at Western Australian Maritime Museum in Fremantle, Western Australia. Program and online registration form are now available on the website.

On 25 November 2010, the Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority (Seacare Authority) approved new Guidelines for the accreditation of health and safety representative (HSR) training courses.

This notice details the current ceiling on weekly incapacity payments after the first 45 weeks pursuant to subsection 31(7) of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992.

This notice details the current ceiling on weekly incapacity payments after the first 45 weeks pursuant to subsection 31(7) of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992.

The Seacare Authority has now finalised its revision of the Guide to the Assessment of the Degree of Permanent Impairment (the Seacare Guide) in line with the Federal Court decision, Broadhurst v Comcare (2010) and Comcare's amended Permanent Impairment Guide.  The Authority is now seeking comments from stakeholders on edition 2.1 of the Seacare Guide.

At its meeting on 25 November 2010, the Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority approved new Guidelines for the accreditation of health and safety representative (HSR) training courses.

The Seacare Authority launched its Best Practice Guide: Claims Management at the 2010 Seacare Conference.

The Seacare Authority announced the winners of its 2010 Seacare Awards at a gala dinner event on Thursday 28 October 2010. Close to 150 guests attended this year's Awards night at MAIA at Central Pier in Melbourne's Dockland precinct.

The granting of exemptions under s20A of the Seafarers Act has implications for the workers' compensation entitlements of the seafarers employed on exempt vessels.

Training courses approved under s3 of the Seafarers Act are relevant to the definition of an employee under the Act and the operation of the Seafarers Safety Net Fund (the Fund).

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Last updated: 27 Jun 2019
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