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Can I claim?

Learn about who the Comcare scheme applies to.

Find out what the Comcare scheme covers.

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Education & training

Comcare’s education team offer a range of training and education options that focus on achieving improved health and safety outcomes.

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Virtual Office

Use the Virtual Office to help you identify and control hazards in your office.

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Reconsideration and reviews

Learn more about determinations that can be reconsidered and reviewed.

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Work health and safety reviews

You may be able to request a review for some decisions made by Comcare Inspectors and Officers. 

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Education & training

Read about our range of training and education options that focus on achieving improved health and safety outcomes. We offer training for all levels of learners and roles on a variety of topics.

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Licensees

Licensees are national employers who have been granted a self-insurance licence for workers’ compensation by the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission (SRCC).

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Virtual Office

Use the Virtual Office to help you identify and control hazards in your office.

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CIS

Log-in to the Customer Information System (CIS).

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Health and safety representatives

Everything you need to know about meeting your obligations to have health and safety representatives in your organisation.

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Directory of Approved Workplace Rehabilitation Providers

Use this directory to select a Comcare Approved Workplace Rehabilitation Provider as part of a return to work program for an injured employee.

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Guidelines for Rehabilitation Authorities
Find out more about the Guidelines for Rehabilitation Authorities.
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Case manager

Learn about the role of case managers in rehabilitation.

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How to get approved and operate as a workplace rehabilitation provider

Discover more about how rehabilitation providers play an integral role in the return-to-work process of an injured employee.

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Health benefits of work

Medical practitioners can support an employee's recovery back to work and health through realisation of the health benefits of work.

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Certificate of capacity

The Certificate of Capacity is used to determine an employee's capacity for work and the nature of their injury or illness.

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Return to work case conferencing

Return to Work (RTW) case conferencing connects the MP, the employer, the employee, other treatment providers and the insurer at the right time to best support return to work,

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Medical practitioner support

Comcare's GP Liason Officer supports medical practitioners and practice staff to work with Comcare to facilitate their patient's recovery and return to work.

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Clinical panel

The Clinical Panel provides medical practitioners with support and advice in line with the Clinical Framework.

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Medical practitioner fees and reimbursement

Information on payment limits/rates that guide the amount Comcare will reimburse for medical services.

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Events for medical practitioners

Information on Comcare's education sessions for medical practitioners.

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Medical practitioner resources

Resources to support medical practitioners facilitating employee's recovery at and return to work.

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Health benefits of work

There is compelling evidence that, in general, work is good for health and wellbeing. Conversely, the evidence also says long-term work absence, work disability and unemployment can have a negative impact on health and wellbeing.

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Medical certificates

An employee must submit medical evidence in order for Comcare to consider liability for medical treatment and incapacity payments. 

Learn about Comcare's medical certificate.

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Clinical framework

Comcare has endorsed the Clinical Framework for the delivery of allied health services.

The Clinical Framework outlines a set of guiding principles for the delivery of allied health services to injured workers.

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Clinical Panel

Comcare's Clinical Panel can provide professional support and advice to healthcare providers treating injured workers.

The Clinical Panel consists of experienced medical and allied healthcare professionals.

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Clinical Policies

Comcare has developed Clinical Policies about physiotherapy, psychology and pharmacy.

Clinical policies

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Fee Schedules

For many types of treatment, Comcare has established an appropriate payment limit.

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Medical practitioners

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

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Asbestos notifications

Employers are required to give notice to Comcare of injuries, illnesses or diseases that meet certain notification criteria.

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Asbestos related claims

Information regarding claims for workers' compensation, and claims for compensation or damages.

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Managing hazards—Asbestos

Employers and employees should be aware of the risks and their responsibilities in relation to asbestos.

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Asbestos licensing

Employers wishing to obtain a Class A or Class B asbestos removal licence.

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Latest news

Comcare scheme performance information - data updated 30 September 2017
07 Dec 2017

Comcare scheme performance information - data updated to 30 September 2017

The Comcare scheme performance webpage provides employers, employees and other interested stakeholders with information about the scheme’s performance.

Comcare Virtual Office launched
23 Nov 2017

Comcare is pleased to launch our re-designed Virtual Office. The Virtual Office has been available on the Comcare website for over 10 years and is consistently used as an education tool across the scheme.

Comcare scheme performance information
06 Oct 2017

Comcare scheme performance information - data updated to 30 June 2017

The Comcare scheme performance webpage provides employers, employees and other interested stakeholders with information about the scheme’s performance.

Comcare Notice of Request for Information
03 Oct 2017

Comcare is the statutory authority established under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988. Comcare’s role is to support participation and productivity through healthy and safe workplaces that minimise the impact of harm in workplaces covered by Comcare.

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