Applying for a Ministerial Declaration of Eligibility to self-insure under the Comcare Scheme

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Under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Section 100), the Minister for Employment may declare a corporation eligible to apply for a workers' compensation self-insurance licence in the Comcare scheme. 

Among other requirements for eligibility, an applicant corporation must demonstrate that it is in competition with a current or former Commonwealth authority. The information package provides assistance to private corporations considering applying for a Ministerial declaration of eligibility for a self-insurance licence under the Comcare scheme.

There are Minister's Guidelines to assess applications for a declaration of eligibility for a self-insurance licence.


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Workplace relations
Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of Employment
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Departmental document
English / Australian English

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