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Comcare hosts and delivers a number of events throughout the year aimed to educate, enhance and challenge Australian organisations to achieve their workplace safety, compensation and rehabilitation objectives.

It is through these forums that Comcare can communicate with industry representatives and providers on a range of issues, topics and policies. Comcare's events also give participants the opportunity to network with industry peers and take part in various discussions and activities.

Current Comcare events

National Safe Work Month October 2019

To mark National Safe Work Month, Comcare is hosting a series of regional events.

The events will feature video presentations from safety industry leaders discussing the latest issues and challenges impacting workplace health and safety. The video presentations will be linked with discussions led by the regional inspectorate and address the following topics:

  • workplace mental health
  • safety leadership and culture
  • sedentary work design, why it’s a problem and proven approaches to tackling the issue
  • using workplace health and safety to increase participation and productivity.


  • Canberra—Friday 11 October
  • Sydney—Monday 14 October
  • Perth—Thursday 17 October
  • Newcastle—Thursday 17 October
  • Brisbane—Friday 18 October
  • Adelaide—Friday 18 October
  • Hobart—Tuesday 22 October
  • Darwin—Wednesday 23 October
  • Melbourne—Friday 25 October


The events are free, however places are limited—click here to register. For any questions, please get in touch with

Comcare NSW Connect 2019

Inspectors from Comcare will be visiting workplaces in regional locations across NSW to promote WHS and support organisations to comply with their obligations under the WHS Act. During the visits Inspectors will be running forums to share WHS information and innovations on common WHS hazards. Local workers, supervisors, HSRs and WHS professionals are all invited to attend as these forums present a great opportunity to build your knowledge and local WHS networks.

For dates and locations, and information on how to register, download the forum flyer.

Commonwealth Safety Management Forum

The Commonwealth Safety Management Forum (CSMF) is a not-for-profit industry group with a membership including Commonwealth and Australian Capital Territory government organisations, interested private sector organisations and individuals.

The CSMF primary aim is to facilitate strategic advice to member agencies on workplace health and safety, return to work, premium management, and associated training and education.

The Forum meets regularly to exchange ideas and experience with the 2019 meeting schedule as:

  • Tuesday 19 March - Member meeting (9am-12md)
  • Tuesday 21 May- Member meeting (9am-12md)
  • Thursday 1 August- Member meeting hosted by Comcare (9am-12md)
  • Thursday 26 September - Member meeting and AGM (9am-12md)
  • Friday 29 November - Conference at Federal Golf Club, Canberra (9am-5pm)

Excepting the November Conference, all 2019 meetings will be supported by Comcare at our Canberra Office.

Further information on CSMF activities or enquiries regarding membership can be directed to

Past events

Page last updated: 26 Sep 2019