New Comcare CEO appointed

By: Troy Bilsborough


Governor-General Michael Jeffrey AC, CVO and MC has appointed Martin Dolan as Chief Executive Officer of Comcare for one year

Governor-General Michael Jeffrey AC, CVO and MC has appointed Martin Dolan as Chief Executive Officer of Comcare for one year starting from 1 July 2008.

Comcare is the Commonwealth’s occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation authority.

Acting Minister for Workplace Relations Brendan O’Connor says Dolan is highly experienced in workers’ compensation and Occupational Health and Safety issues, having acted in the position of CEO Comcare since July last year.

Dolan was also Deputy CEO of Comcare in 2006, interim CEO of the Australian Energy Market Commission and Executive Director of Aviation and Airports within the Department of Transport Regional Services.

O’Connor says Mr Dolan brings extensive knowledge and experience in safety matters to the position and will provide strong leadership to Comcare.

Comcare administers the Australian Government workers' compensation scheme under the Safety Rehabilitation Compensation Act 1988 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991.

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