About these reports

Comcare and the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission (the SRCC) annual reports document the activities of Comcare and the SRCC, and the performance of the Comcare scheme from 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.

The SRCC does not have staff or budget so financial statements are only prepared and reported for Comcare.

The Comcare Annual Report 2015–16 complies with the requirements contained in the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act) and Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act), and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act).

The SRCC Annual Report 2015–16 complies with the requirements of the SRC Act and the WHS Act.

These annual reports meet the mandatory requirements as prescribed by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA Rule) in sections 17BA to 17BF (Subdivision B—Annual report for corporate Commonwealth entities).

Annual report structure

Overview

This section of the report provides the reader with an overview of the Comcare scheme. It details the objectives, functions, roles and responsibilities of Comcare and the SRCC. This section also highlights the overall performance of the Comcare scheme.

Comcare Annual Report 2015–16

This report includes information about Comcare, including a Director’s review, financial review, and information about Comcare’s Executive.

The annual performance statements provide information about Comcare’s performance in 2015–16.

The management and accountability section details internal and external scrutiny, Comcare’s corporate governance, human resources and business capability.

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission Annual Report 2015–16

This report details the objectives, roles, functions, membership and operations of the SRCC. It also provides details about the performance of the SRCC.

Financial reports

The financial reports provide detailed information about the financial performance of Comcare.

Appendices and references

The appendices contain information and statistics that address mandatory reporting requirements under the PGPA Act and Comcare’s enabling legislation.

This section includes a glossary (terms and acronyms), compliance index and alphabetical index.

Ministers serving during 2015–16

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash
(21 September 2015–current)
Minister for Employment
Minister for Women
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service
Senator for Western Australia

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz
(1 July 2015–20 September 2015)
Leader of the Government in the Senate
Minister for Employment
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service
Senator for Tasmania