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Scheme and legislation


The Comcare scheme provides a system for work health and safety, rehabilitation and compensation under Commonwealth legislation.

An integrated work, health and safety, rehabilitation and compensation system across Australia.

Analysis and information on the performance of the Comcare scheme.

Information about premiums and how to manage them.

Organisations can be granted a licence to self-insure their workers' compensation liabilities and/or claims management.

Comcare undertakes cost recovery to fund the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission and Comcare.

The Regulator Performance Framework measures the performance of regulators such as Comcare.

Legislative duties and responsibilities of Comcare and employers under the SRC Act.

Legislative duties and responsibilities of organisations under the WHS Act.

Comcare manages the asbestos-related liabilities of the Australian Government.

Comcare
GPO Box 9905, Canberra, ACT 2601
1300 366 979 | www.comcare.gov.au

Date printed 18 Jul 2024

https://www.comcare.gov.au/scheme-legislation