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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 38J

Certain participants in Green Army Programme are not workers or employees under Commonwealth laws

             (1)  A person:

                     (a)  who participates in the Green Army Programme on a full-time or a part-time basis and who is receiving green army allowance; or

                     (b)  who participates in the Green Army Programme on a part-time basis and who is not receiving green army allowance;

is not taken to be:

                     (c)  a worker carrying out work in any capacity for the Commonwealth, or an employee of the Commonwealth, for the purposes of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 ; or

                     (d)  an employee within the meaning of section 5 of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 ; or

                     (e)  an employee for the purposes of the Fair Work Act 2009 ;

merely because of that participation.

Note:          For Green Army Programme and green army allowance see subsection 23(1).

             (2)  Paragraph (1)(b) does not apply to a person included in a class of persons prescribed in an instrument under subsection (3).

             (3)  The Secretary may, by legislative instrument, prescribe a class of persons for the purposes of subsection (2).



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