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Proposed new Guidelines for Rehabilitation Authorities

Under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, Comcare may issue guidelines to assist rehabilitation authorities in the performance or exercise of their rehabilitation functions or powers. These guidelines are a legislative instrument and rehabilitation authorities must comply with them.

In 2017, Comcare led a collaborative review of the current Guidelines for Rehabilitation Authorities 2012 (Guidelines). This was in response to fresh reviews and policies on regulation and workers’ compensation best practice. We are now releasing a consultation draft of proposed new Guidelines.

We invite you, your team and/or organisation to provide feedback on the draft. A guidance note is also provided which explains the intent of the legislative instrument.

How do I provide comments?

A feedback form is provided below for you to capture your comments. Feedback can be emailed to Comments will not be made publicly available.

How long is the consultation period?

The consultation will be open from Monday 3 December 2018 to Friday 1 February 2019.

Who can I contact if I have any questions?

You can email or phone Comcare on 1300 366 979.

Consultation documentation

Page last updated: 03 Dec 2018