Under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, the Chief Health Officer (CHO) has issued a COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions (No 3) for residential aged care and construction industry sectors to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Directions). This paper focuses on construction industry sectors only, however, similar Directions apply for residential aged care sectors. A failure to comply with the Directions without reasonable excuse is an offence.

Read the full list of Directions.

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Luisa Gonzaga

Luisa is an occupational health and safety specialist, providing strategic, pragmatic legal advice on all aspects of Work Health and Safety (WHS) matters.