Working with employees and employers to reduce the human and financial costs of workplace injuries and disease in the Commonwealth jurisdiction.

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Comcare is a Commonwealth statutory authority established under:

  • the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act) and 
  • covered by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Comcare administers:

  • the Commonwealth's workers' compensation scheme under the SRC Act; and
  • the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act).

Comcare provides advice to the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations on issues relating to the administration of the Commonwealth's work health and safety and workers' compensation frameworks.