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Freedom of information disclosure log

For: Claimants Employers and managers Service providers Advocates Information seekers

As an Australian Government agency, Comcare must publish certain information about freedom of information requests in a disclosure log.

The disclosure log explained

We must publish information about freedom of information requests within 10 working days of the applicant receiving access to the document, in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

The disclosure log does not include:

  • personal information about a person, if publication of that information is unreasonable
  • information about the business, commercial, financial or professional affairs of a person, if publication of that information would be unreasonable
  • other information covered by a determination of the Australian Information Commissioner, if publication of that information would be unreasonable
  • information that is not reasonably practical to publish because we need to make extensive modifications to delete information we cannot publish
  • information removed under section 22(1)(a)(ii) of the FOI Act as it is outside the scope of the request.

We remove and archive items in the disclosure log 12 months after they are published, unless a listing has long-term public value.

Disclosure log list

Contact us if you would like a copy of the document in the list released:

  • email foi@comcare.gov.au
  • call us on 1300 366 979
  • write to the FOI requests, Comcare, GPO Box 9905, Canberra ACT 2601.
FOI referenceDate of releaseSummary of request

2022/2831

31 August 2022

All section 86 notices under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 issued by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner to Comcare.

2022/2278

26 August 2022

Joint Investigation Report between Comcare and Worksafe WA relating to a train collision that occurred on 13 January 1996 in Hines Hill, Western Australia.

2022/2801

8 August 2022

PowerPoint slides, notes and any materials relating to the Comcare graduate program's orientation sessions given to new staff from the beginning of this year's graduate program to date.

2022/2830

1 August 2022

All FOI preliminary notice of charges notices issued by Comcare in FY2021/22 and FY2020/21

2022/1623

23 June 2022

All FOI preliminary notice of charges notices issued by Comcare in FY2021/22

2022/1289

27 May 2022

Prohibition Notice (No. 4448PN1) to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) on the use of propeller guards Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boats (RHIBs)

2022/980

16 May 2022

List of claims where the Mechanism of Incident is “Being assaulted by a person or persons”, listed by agency for 2000/01 – 2020/21 financial years

2022/919

12 May 2022

Request for the number of Australia Post workers’ compensation claims in relation to mental disease/stress group (based on Nature of Injury and Mechanism of Incident between 25 Nov 2019 and 31 March 2022)

2022/492

23 March 2022

List of claims where the Mechanism of Incident is “Being assaulted by a person or persons”, listed by agency for 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 financial years

2022/310

18 March 2022

Information about claims lodged under section 7(8) of the SRC Act

2021/11135

25 February 2022

Request for documents relevant to OAIC’s privacy assessment in 2016:

  • Guidance material and template provided to Comcare’s Claims Services Officers in January 2020.
  • Claims Policies and Procedures Manual 2015 (extracts).

2021/11134

8 February 2022

Comcare Employee Claims Portfolio Transition-In Plan documents

2021/4452

24 June 2021

Parts of Comcare’s Claims Manual relevant to section 57 of the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988

2021/4328

10 June 2021

Job Pack for Assistant Director, Bullying & Harassment, Regional Service Position

Job Pack for Director, Regional Service Position

2021/3188

19 April 2021

In-House Facilitation guidance documents

2021/2540

19 April 2021

2012/2013 Regulatory Campaign documents: Reduce Psychological Injury

2020/11479

18 January 2021

Total Comcare Legal Costs (including all professional fees, disbursements and Counsel expenditure) for Engaging External Legal Providers for AAT Workers’ Compensation Matters for 2018/2019 and 2019/2020

2020/11389

11 December 2020

Tables of Wilson Security workers’ compensation claims lodged 2017 to 2020 broken down into Psychological and Physical claim types

2020/11164

9 December 2020

Comcare Personal Information Digest 2013

2020/10922

4 December 2020

Claims Manual: Overview of Interim Permanent Impairment Payments

2020/10215

4 November 2020

Statement of Requirements in relation to the procurement of service providers for delegated claims management services

2020/9327

27 October 2020

Delegated Claims Management Arrangements (DCMA) – Claims Management Instructions

DCMA – Business Processes

DCMA – Letter process within Pracsys

DCMA – Compliance and Performance Monitoring Framework

DCMA – Fact sheet: Claim file administration.

2020/8949

28 September 2020

Updated pages of Comcare’s Claims Policies and Procedures Manual since January 2017

2020/6972

9 September 2020

Guidance and procedures for managing claims for therapeutic medical expenses

2020/7673

8 September 2020

Table of Services Australia (formerly Department of Human Services) workers compensation premiums, and bonus or penalty amounts for the 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 financial years

2020/6549

28 August 2020

Workers' compensation claims lodged by employees undertaking Centrelink functions at call centres for financial year 2019-20

2020/6894

10 August 2020

Request for documents submitted to the OAIC for Privacy Assessment in 2016:

  • Privacy Assessment Procedure 2015
  • Claims Policies and Procedures Manual 2015 (extracts)
  • Privacy Breach Alert—Check Before You Hit Send—Protecting Privacy When Emailing
  • Data Breach Response Plan 2015

2020/4953

1 July 2020

Request for the number of workers compensation claims for 2012-2017 broken down by employer

2020/4720

5 June 2020

Current documents setting out the reasons considered by claims managers when referring claimants to independent medical examinations under the SRC Act

2019/12556

14 January 2020

Inspector report: Australian Electoral Commission

2019/11045

9 December 2019

Inspector report: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

2019/11398

20 November 2019

Excerpt from claims manual on international classification of diseases

2019/8321

4 September 2019

The recommendations issued by Comcare to Defence or the site estate maintenance contractor at the time specifically an only for the following:

  • air sampling
  • air quality monitoring
  • systems for cumulative reporting of air quality

2019/5904

19 August 2019

High level summary of actuarial report referred to in Comcare’s annual report with data as at 30 June 2019

2019/4322

13 June 2019

Position description for EL1, Assistant Director Disputed Claims role

2019/3872

15 May 2019

Overview of Comcare Clinical Panel review referrals, as at 15 May 2019

2018/12038

8 January 2019

Name of storage system

2018/14009

8 January 2019

Formal definition of self-management

2018/7105

29 November 2018

Summary of MLCOA Victoria reports for which Comcare made payment for in July 2017

2018/11903

28 November 2018

Policy information and steps taken when an APS employee is potentially suicidal or has committed suicide

2018/8090

21 September 2018

Inspector report regarding terminally ill refugee at Nauru

Page last reviewed: 09 March 2022
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Date printed 10 Dec 2022

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