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National Media Team
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Email: media@comcare.gov.au

Research reveals the scale of health-related work incapacity  - 30 Apr 2018

New research estimates the scale and cost of health-related work incapacity in Australia and considers a fresh approach to improving it.

Nominations open for 2018 Comcare WHS Awards  - 21 Mar 2018

Nominations are open for the 2018 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

Partnership takes a national approach to work participation  - 07 Mar 2018

A unique public-private sector initiative is driving new approaches to improving participation for Australians with health conditions that affect their ability to work.

Charges over Antarctica fatality  - 21 Dec 2017

The Department of the Environment and Energy and a helicopter contractor have been charged with breaching federal work health and safety laws in relation to a fatality in Antarctica.

Cleanaway charged over fatality  - 02 Aug 2017

Waste management company Cleanaway has been charged over a fatal incident involving a recycling truck in Melbourne.

Companies charged over military vehicle incident  - 19 Jul 2017

Two Department of Defence contractors are facing multiple work health and safety charges over an incident in which a worker was almost crushed by an army vehicle.

Comcare premium scheme fully funded  - 04 Jul 2017

The Comcare workers’ compensation scheme is fully funded for the first time since 2010, three years ahead of the 2020 target for scheme recovery.

ACT Government to stay in Comcare scheme  - 05 Jun 2017

Comcare welcomes the ACT Government’s decision to remain in the federal workers’ compensation scheme.

John Holland fined over crane accident  - 29 May 2017

John Holland has been fined $281,250 over an incident in which a worker narrowly escaped being crushed at an Adelaide construction site.

Recent Federal Court Decision – Lim v Comcare  - 28 Apr 2017

Recent media has indicated that the decision made by the Full Bench of the Federal Court, handed down on Monday 24 April 2017 in the matter of Lim v Comcare, will result in Comcare having to accept previously denied claims.

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