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Appendix: Performance Framework
The following table demonstrates the linkages between the Comcare 2017–2018 Portfolio Budget Statements and the Comcare 2017–2018 Corporate Plan. This performance information provides the basis for Comcare’s performance framework.
Corporate Plan performance measure
The insured scheme continues to be fully funded.
The average Commonwealth premium rate reduced to 1.1% of payroll (excluding GST) by 2018–19, to ensure the scheme remains financially sustainable.
Reduce the insured scheme liability to $1.9 billion, a reduction of $1 billion from the baseline at 30 June 2014, to ensure the scheme remains financially sustainable.
Reduce the administration cost ration to 20% by 2018–19, measured by Safe Work Australia’s comparative performance monitoring methodology, to ensure cost effective management of the fund.
Increase the proportion of employees who have returned to work, measured by duration on incapacity benefits, to facilitate recovery and reduce liability.
A sustained high level of satisfaction and engagement with the services provided, measured by survey, to ensure services are appropriate, responsive and relevant.
1.1—Work health, safety and rehabilitation regulation
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.
Our approach improves work health and safety outcomes in workplace, measured by increased knowledge, awareness and compliance to ensure regulatory intervention makes a positive difference.
A sustained high level of satisfaction and engagement with services provided, measured by survey, to ensure regulatory actions are appropriate, responsive and relevant.
Excellence in scheme management and design
1.2—Comcare Workers’ Compensation Scheme Management
1.3—SRCC and Seacare Authority support
Return to work rates developed through the existing biannual return to work survey indicating the rehabilitation outcomes achieved.
Improve the financial sustainability of the scheme measured by notional premium rate.
Better practice scheme management assessed through qualitative review.