Note 4.3 Related Party Disclosures

4.3A Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission

(a) During the year Comcare paid expenses including the remuneration of members of the Commission.

Members of the Commission during the financial year were:

The Commission is a body established by the SRC Act. The Commission has functions under both the SRC Act and the Work Health and Safety Act 2011. The Commissioners are not accountable authorities of Comcare for the purposes of the PGPA Act.

(b) The aggregate amount of remuneration received by the part time members of the Commission, not employed by the Australian Government, but paid by Comcare during the period was $370,777 (2015: $392,771). There were no loans made to the Commissioners or their deputies.

 

4.3B Seacare Authority

(a) The Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority (Seacare Authority) takes a leading role in minimising the human and financial costs of workplace injury in the Australian maritime industry. It administers the following Acts:

  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 (Seafarers Act)
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992
  • Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 (OHS(MI) Act)
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Act 1992 and
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992.

Under the Seafarers Act and the OHS(MI) Act, the Seacare Authority is the regulator of workers’ compensation, rehabilitation and occupational health and safety for defined sections of the Australian maritime industry.

Members of the Seacare Authority during the financial year were:

(b) The aggregate amount of remuneration received by the part time members of the Seacare Authority, not employed by the Australian Government, but paid by Comcare during the period was $11,861 (2015: $16,201). There were no loans made to the members or their deputies.