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Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority (Seacare Authority)

Parent Portfolio: Employment

Seacare Authority works with the Australian maritime industry to reduce the human and financial costs of workplace injury.

Seacare is a national scheme of occupational health and safety (OHS), rehabilitation and workers’ compensation arrangements which applies to defined seafaring employees and – in relation to OHS – defined third parties.

The Seacare Authority oversees the operation of the:

  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1992
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Act 1992
  • Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992
  • Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993.

Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority (Seacare Authority) websites