IS THE GREEN ARMY ANOTHER PINK BATTS?

There is absolutely no way I will be letting my son enlist in Tony Abbott’s “green army” unless he is afforded the same protections as every other Australian worker.

Imagine he’s handed a chainsaw to clear a creek of invasive weeds, then slips and cuts off his leg?

I now find, that as a Green Army (one-footed) soldier he won’t be covered by Commonwealth workplace laws: including the Work, Health and Safety Act, the Fair Work Act and the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act.

Instead, Environment Minister Greg Hunt says my son will be looked after by a rag bag of  State and …

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