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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.

Information for Medical Practitioners

Medical practitioners are central to Comcare's effective management of compensation claims for work-related injuries and illnesses.

Fact sheets

We have developed a factsheet for medical practitioners outlining the Comcare compensation process:

Medical service rates

Comcare provides a list of rates for services provided by medical practitioners, including GPs, anaesthetists, occupational physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, psychiatrists and other specialists.

Permanent impairment

If a work-related injury or illness results in a permanent impairment, an employee may be eligible for a lump sum payment.

Resources to assist medical practitioners when making an assessment:

Page last updated: 06 Feb 2018