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National Regulator

Working with employers, employees and other stakeholders to deliver consistent, risk based regulation to improve work health, safety and rehabilitation outcomes.

Activities

  • Embed the compliance and enforcement framework.
  • Develop and implement a risk based regulatory model.
  • Maximise national consistency in service delivery.

Intended results

  • Increased proportion of risk based, targeted regulatory interventions.
  • Increased regulated entities’ understanding of WHS obligations.
  • Increased regulated entities’ knowledge and adoption of better practice.

Delivery strategies

  • Design and implement a risk framework and engagement strategy.
  • Embed the compliance and enforcement framework through targeted regulatory response.
  • Implement the Regulatory Reform Project.
  • Implement a quality control framework with internal and external validation.

Performance measurement

Our proactive regulatory reach is extended to all entities in our scheme, to further our breadth of activities both in cities and remote workplaces and ensure we have increased the number of active relationships with entities.

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Comcare interaction with 60% of entities in our scheme

Comcare interaction with 80% of entities in our scheme

Comcare interaction with 100% of entities in our scheme

Comcare interaction with 100% of entities in our scheme

Our approach improves WHS outcomes in workplaces through increased knowledge, awareness and compliance to ensure regulatory intervention makes a positive difference.

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Survey establishes a baseline of 60% positive response

70% of surveyed workplaces have improved WHS outcomes following intervention

80% of surveyed workplaces have improved WHS outcomes following intervention

85% of surveyed workplaces have improved WHS outcomes following intervention

A sustained high level of satisfaction and engagement with services provided measured by survey, to ensure regulatory actions are appropriate, responsive and relevant.

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Survey result baseline (80% satisfaction rating)

Satisfaction rating of 82% or more

Satisfaction rating of 85% or more

Satisfaction rating of 85% or more

Page last updated: 11 Nov 2016