Seafarers Safety Net Fund Levy - Australian Government

Service summary

You are required to register for this levy if you intend to employ or engage seafarers on ships involved in coastal trade or commerce in Australian waters.

Levy on seafarer berths is payable by all employers of staff or contractors on all prescribed ships, for the purpose of establishing a workers' compensation and rehabilitation scheme for seafarers.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You will be required to lodge a Berths and Levy Return if you are an employer of seafarers at the beginning of each quarter.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing. The levy must be paid each quarter.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority

Act(s) name

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Act 1992 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Levy Collection Regulations 2002 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Seafarers Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Authority


Operating address:
Comcare, Level 4
121 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9905
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300366979

Phone:

02 62750070

Fax:

02 62750067
seacare@comcare.gov.au

Supporting information

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