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The following is a list of documents which are impracticable to publish online. If you wish to have access to one of these documents, please contact us.

  • Administration of Radiation Claims – the administration of all new radiation claims from Commonwealth employees are now the responsibility of state offices and the self-administrators (Department of Defence, Australia Post and Telecom).
  • Asbestos-related liabilities for South Australia and Tasmanian Railways (Asbestos Legal Guidance Note) – describes Comcare's policy in managing claims for asbestos exposure at South Australian and Tasmanian Railways.
  • Causation and Contributory Negligence in Claims for Asbestos Induced Lung Cancer (Asbestos Legal Guidance Note) – describes Comcare's policy in managing claims for asbestos exposure at South Australian and Tasmanian Railways.
  • Combat Defence in ARC Act Claims (Asbestos Legal Guidance Note) – describes Comcare's policy in relation to pleading the combat defence in common law asbestos-related claims.
  • Commonwealth Knowledge of Dangers of Asbestos (Asbestos Legal Guidance Note) – describes Comcare's policy in relation to the knowledge of the dangers of asbestos.
  • Date of Injury for Purpose of Common Law Asbestos Disease and Statute of Limitation Defences (Asbestos Legal Guidance Note) – describes Comcare's policy in relation to when an injury occurs for the purposes of latent asbestos related diseases.
  • Dependency claims and off-setting issues under the ARC Act (Asbestos Legal Guidance Note) – describes Comcare's policy in relation to off-setting claims.
  • Management of claims against Comcare by BHP Billiton Ltd for contribution towards claims by workers exposed to asbestos at BHP’s Whyalla shipyards (Asbestos Legal Guidance Note) – describes Comcare's policy in relation to the management of cross claims by BHP relating to workers exposed to asbestos at BHP's Whyalla shipyards.
  • NSW Dust Diseases Board (Asbestos Legal Guidance Note) – describes Comcare's policy in relation to the management of DDB paybacks under the Workers' Compensation (Dust Diseases) Act 1942 NSW.
  • GST Impact on Workers' Compensation Claims Management – To inform claims managers of aspects of a New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (the GST Act) which will impact on Comcare's management of workers' compensation claims under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.
  • Health and Safety First –the online portion of Comcare’s Work Health and Safety Management System (WHS), designed specifically for employees' access to WHS information.
  • Information sheet: Attendance at a vocational assessment – explains your rights and obligations in relation to attending your vocational assessment.
  • National Occupational Health and Safety Committee – procedures and guidelines for the operation and management of Comcare National Health and safety Committee.
  • Notice of Declaration by the Minister for members of emergency response teams, who are operating at the direction of Emergency Management Australia – advises Claims Services Officers about the declaration of members of emergency response teams, who are operating at the direction of Emergency Management Australia.
  • Notice of Declaration by the Minister for personnel participating in relief missions arranged by Commonwealth agencies following the tsunami in the Indian Ocean on 26 December 2004 – about the declaration of personnel participating in relief missions arranged by Commonwealth agencies following the tsunami in the Indian Ocean on 26 December 2004.
  • Notice of Declaration by the Minister for Snowy Hydro Limited Employees – Minister declares Snowy Hydro Limited to be a Commonwealth authority.
  • Repayment of debt agreement – form detailing repayment when an overpayment has been made.
  • Self-Insurance-Operations Manual-Chapter 11- Auditing – Operations manual for the conduct of claims and rehabilitation audits for self-insured licensees.
  • Comcare financial policy – moneys received via mail. Policy ensures that all moneys (mainly cheques) received by post or courier are properly safeguarded and promptly banked.
  • Comcare Legal Services Branch Practice Management manual – sets out practices and procedures for the performance of certain work within the General Counsel Group.
  • Leaving Comcare – procedures for separation of engagement.
  • Performance and development framework – assists employees to achieve the results expected in relation to work plans and how to manage performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Planning your next recruitment process – informs managers and staff of Comcare’s policy and guidelines for filling vacancies through promotion transfer and engagement.
  • Working together guidelines – guidelines for the consultation with Comcare employees on workplace matters.
Page last reviewed: 19 December 2022

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Date printed 21 Apr 2024

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