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Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

Working with the Australian maritime industry to reduce the human and financial costs of workplace injury

The Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority (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 scheme is overseen by the Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority – otherwise known as the Seacare Authority – which comprises an independent Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson, the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, two employer representatives and two employee representatives.

The mission of the Seacare Authority is: To take a leading role in minimising the human and financial costs of workplace injury in the Australian maritime industry.

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