About these reports

The Comcare and Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission (SRCC) annual reports document the activities of Comcare and the SRCC, and the performance of the Comcare scheme from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

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

The Comcare Annual Report 2016–17 complies with the requirements contained in the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act), the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act), and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act).

The SRCC Annual Report 2016–17 complies with the requirements of the SRC Act and the WHS Act.

These annual reports have been prepared in accordance with section 46 of the Public, Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and Subdivision B of Division 3A of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Corporate Commonwealth Entity Annual Reporting) Rule 2014.

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 2016–17

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 2016–17.

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

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission Annual Report 2016–17

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 of terms and acronyms, compliance index and alphabetical index.

Ministers serving during 2016–17

Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash

Minister for Employment

Minister for Women

Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service

Senator for Western Australia