Report

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Improving the Comcare Scheme) Bill 2015 [Provisions]

16 June 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-218-0

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 18KB)
RECOMMENDATION (PDF 7KB)
CHAPTER 1 - Background (PDF 99KB)

Reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Purpose and overview of the bill
Structure of the bill
Compatibility with human rights
Financial impact statement
Acknowledgement

CHAPTER 2 - Introduction (PDF 607KB)

Schedule 1: Tightening eligibility requirements for compensation and rehabilitation
Schedule 2: Enhancing rehabilitation and return to work outcomes
Schedule 3: Improving the scheme's integrity and financial viability
Schedule 4: Provisional medical expense payments
Schedule 5: Ensuring compensated medical expenses are evidence-based
Schedule 6: Household/attendant care services
Schedule 7: Compensation for absences from Australia for non-work purposes
Schedule 8: Accrual of leave or absence entitlements while on compensation leave
Schedule 9: Calculating incapacity payments
Schedule 10: Redemption of compensation
Schedule 11: Legal costs
Schedule 12: Permanent impairment compensation
Schedule 15: Sanctions for employee non-compliance

LABOR SENATORS' DISSENTING REPORT - Key Issues (PDF 50KB)

Labor Senators' summary view

AUSTRALIAN GREENS SENATORS' DISSENTING REPORT (PDF 14KB)
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions received (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
eec.sen@aph.gov.au