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The New South Wales Workers’ Compensation Commission found that an injured reality TV show contestant was a ‘worker’ for the purposes of workers’ compensation.
In November 2006, the plaintiff suffered an injury to both his left hand and arm and developed a secondary psychological injury. He commenced a claim against his former employer for damages and received a gross settlement figure of $475,000.00 in October 2008.
Eastment v State of Queensland  QCA 253 – Court of Appeal Brisbane The plaintiff, a former correctional officer, was assaulted by a prisoner on 8 March 2009. The plaintiff developed a significant psychiatric injury as a result of the event. Quantum was agreed and the matter proceeded as a liability only trial.
Fetu v Northern Iron and Brass Foundry  QDC 330. Worker suffered a shoulder injury when he was working in a primer booth as a spray painter.