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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.

Virtual 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.

Virtual 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.

Case manager

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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

Back to work, Back to team – Infographic launched
23 Jun 2017

Team support makes a difference. The Back to work, Back to team infographic outlines practical actions that supervisors and co-workers can take to support a team member following injury.

Bullying Awareness Week 2017
15 Mar 2017

Comcare is supporting action against bullying by providing guidance, tools, education and facts to help employers and individuals respond to bullying in the workplace.

Compendium of WHS and workers’ compensation statistics 8th edition
28 Feb 2017

The latest Compendium of WHS and workers' compensation statistics has been released with data to June 2016.

Work Health and Safety (Labelling Hazardous Chemicals) Exemption 2016
23 Dec 2016

The Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) was adopted in Australia under the model work health and safety laws in 2012 with a five year transition period. This transition expires in the federal jurisdiction on 31 December 2016.

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