Performance statements

Introductory statement

I, Jennifer Taylor, as the Chief Executive Officer of Comcare (sole director), present the 2017–18 Annual Performance Statements of Comcare, as required under paragraph 39(1)(a) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act). In my opinion, these annual performance statements are based on properly maintained records, accurately reflect the performance of Comcare and comply with subsection 39(2) of the PGPA Act.

Jennifer Taylor, signature

Jennifer Taylor

Our performance

Comcare’s efforts are driven to achieve our strategic outcome—support participation and productivity through healthy and safe workplaces that minimise the impact of harm.

The performance results in this section convey how we measure our success against our strategic priorities and purposes. We are committed to improving our performance and set ambitious targets to achieve our outcome.

Our consistent emphasis on having healthy and safe workplaces, recovery at and return to work, the health benefits of work and the importance of partnerships with employers, employees and their representatives has driven our success in 2017–18.

The following table demonstrates the links between our primary planning document the Comcare Corporate Plan 2017–18 and the Comcare 2017–18 Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS). This performance information provides the basis for Comcare’s performance framework.

Table 5: Links between the Corporate Plan and the PBS components 2017–18

Outcome Statement:

Support participation and productivity through healthy and safe workplaces that minimise the impact of harm.

Comcare Corporate Plan 2017–18

Portfolio Budget Statements components

2.1 Strategic Priority—Leading insurer

1.4—Premium claims

1.5—Pre-premium claims

1.6—Asbestos claims

PURPOSE—Working with employers and employees to minimise harm in workplaces, facilitate recovery at and return to work, and deliver sustainable management of the fund.

2.2 Strategic Priority—National regulator

1.1—Work health, safety and rehabilitation regulation

PURPOSE—Working with employers, employees and other stakeholders to deliver consistent, risk-based regulation to improve work health, safety and rehabilitation outcomes.

2.3 Strategic Priority—Excellence in scheme design and management

1.2—Comcare workers’ compensation scheme management

1.3—SRCC and Seacare Authority support

PURPOSE—Working with scheme participants to achieve sustainable and better practice national schemes.

2.4 Strategic Priority—Efficient and effective operations

Supports and contributes to the outcomes of all components

PURPOSE—Working together to achieve our Outcome.