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Workplace is any place where work is, or is to be, performed by—

(a) a person engaged for work for gain or reward, or on a voluntary basis;
(b) a person conducting a business or undertaking; or
(c) as defined by the relevant Commonwealth, State and Territory occupational health and safety statutes for the definition of ‘workplace.’

1. See also ‘facility’ (Clause 1.4.19).
2. For example, offices, shops, factories, construction sites, stadiums and hospitals. It also includes many other types of less obvious workplaces, such as mines, underground tunnels, railway stations, care facilities, gaols, etc.


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