5. Workers’ compensation insurance policy
The department’s workers’ compensation insurance policy covers volunteers on and off school premises (for example, school excursions). Volunteers are covered by the department’s workers’ compensation policy if they suffer personal injury in the course of engaging in school work.
Volunteers undertaking school related work on behalf of, and with the approval of the school council or principal are indemnified as to their personal liability in a manner similar to that of teachers.
Chapter 5 of the Volunteer OHS Management Procedure outlining workers compensation arrangements for volunteers on and off school premises
Reviewed 22 December 2022