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National Regulator

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

Activities

  • Embed the compliance and enforcement framework.
  • Implement the risk based regulatory model.
  • Ensure national consistency in service delivery.

Intended results

  • Increased proportion of risk based, targeted work health and safety (WHS) and rehabilitation regulatory interventions.
  • Increased regulated entities’ understanding of WHS and rehabilitation obligations.
  • Increased regulated entities’ knowledge and adoption of better practice.

Delivery strategies

  • Embed the compliance and enforcement framework.
  • Implement the risk based regulatory model.
  • Ensure national consistency in regulatory service delivery.

Performance measurements

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.

2017–18

2018–19

2019–20

2020-21

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

Comcare interaction with 100% of entities in our scheme

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

2017–18

2018–19

2019–20

2020-21

70% of surveyed workplaces have improved WHS outcomes following regulatory intervention

80% of surveyed workplaces have improved WHS outcomes following regulatory intervention

85% of surveyed workplaces have improved WHS outcomes following regulatory intervention

85% of surveyed workplaces have improved WHS outcomes following regulatory intervention

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

2017–18

2018–19

2019–20

2020-21

Satisfaction rating of 82% or more

Satisfaction rating of 85% or more

Satisfaction rating of 85% or more

Satisfaction rating of 85% or more

Page last updated: 01 Aug 2017