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On 11 April 2019 the Australian Government assumed a caretaker role, with an election to be held 18 May 2019.
Information on websites maintained by Comcare will be published in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions until after the election and conclusion of the caretaker period.

Notification of an incident


The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Cth) (WHS Act) requires a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to ensure that Comcare is notified immediately after becoming aware that a notifiable incident has occurred which arises out of the conduct of its business or undertaking.

Available formats

Online form

Alternative formats

If you experience any issues submitting a notification form, please contact the WHS Help Desk on 1300 366 979 or email

Last updated: February 2016

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Page last updated: 30 May 2016