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Information about the accountable authority

Under the PGPA Act, Comcare is a corporate Commonwealth entity with a Chief Executive Officer as the accountable authority.

Ms Jennifer Taylor is Chief Executive Officer of Comcare. She has held a variety of Deputy Secretary roles in the Department of Employment and the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations. Ms Taylor has extensive experience in employment and workforce issues, including economic and labour market analysis. She has also worked in a number of senior positions in the South Australian Government in policy areas of employment, youth, industrial affairs and workers’ compensation and OHS.

Ms Taylor is currently Chair, Health Benefits of Work Advisory Committee; Member, Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission; Member, Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities; Member, Heads of Workers’ Compensation Authorities; Member, Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance and Deputy Chair of the Seacare Authority.

Ms Taylor holds a Graduate Certificate in Management from the University of Adelaide and is a Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors.