More pressure on Comcare, DIBP over detention centre safety

Questions continue to be raised by lawyers over Comcare's limited role in preventing abuse at offshore immigration detention centres. Psychiatrists and social workers have alleged that reports of child sexual abuse were ignored by Australian officials, and that secrecy only adds to the health and safety risk. Read More

Will Comcare overhaul help ease premium costs for agencies?

It's the reset agency heads have been demanding, as Comcare premiums continued to rise, now Employment Minister Eric Abetz says his Comcare reforms will bring the scheme up to date and into line with other jurisdictions, cut costs and improve outcomes for injured workers. Read More