SRC Act Recovery

Federal Workers’ Compensation
SRC Act Recovery

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Cth)


Are your employees covered for workers’ compensation under the Comcare scheme?

Have you accepted a claim where a third party was responsible for the injury to your

HBA Legal can help your funds swim back upstream with SRC Act recoveries

The Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Cth) contains two
underutilised provisions – sections 48 and 50. These provide a way for employers to recover
workers’ compensation payments made to injured workers in circumstances where a third party was

We make your funds swim upstream

SRC Act’s ‘recovery provisions’ allow employers under the Comcare scheme to:

▪ Recover workers’ compensation payments from damages paid to employees by third
parties; or
▪ Step into an injured worker’s shoes and recover monies from third parties in the worker’s

Keen to learn more?

HBA’s SRC Act Recovery team can work with you to maximise your recovery potential. Contact Nathan to discuss how your funds can start heading in the right direction.



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