WCRA: definition of worker has changed:

On 05/06/2013 the amendment to the definition of worker in the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 passed:

“Section 11(1)—

omit, insert—

(1) A worker is a person who—

(a) works under a contract; and

(b) in relation to the work, is an employee for the purpose of assessment for PAYG withholding under the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cwlth), schedule 1, part 2-5.”

Industrial Relations (Transparency and Accountability of Industrial Organisations) and Other Acts Amendment Act 2013 and see also Hansard

 

David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister

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