SAICORP covers volunteers for public liability and personal accident. Uniform cover is provided to identified volunteers on the basis detailed below. The provision of this cover represents government policy, but there is no contractual commitment entered into by the Government.
The basis of calculating the amount payable under the Volunteer Cover will be determined in accordance with the following principles:
However, the following treatments are not covered:
Any liability to a third party arising from the action or advice of a volunteer acting in accordance with the agency’s instructions is treated as if the action or advice were that of an employee.
Paid employees of volunteer groups are not covered under this insurance arrangement.
Groups that do not wish to join the SAMDB NRM Board arrangements can find insurance options on the Landcare Australia website at www.landcareonline.com.au.