- 23 Mar 2011
- House of Representatives
- Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
- Amends the:
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 to: reinstate claims arising from off-site recess injuries; provide for continuous workers’ compensation coverage for employees while overseas working in a declared place, or who belong to a declared class of employee; enable compensation for medical expenses to be paid where payment of other compensation is suspended; allow for time limits for claim determination; and enable Comcare to access the Consolidated Revenue Fund to pay certain compensation claims in respect of diseases with long latency periods; and
Occupational Health and Safety (Maritime Industry) Act 1993 and
Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992 to make technical amendments consequential on the commencement of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.