MONDAY NEWS UPDATE – 12 JULY 2021

–IMPORTANT– From TODAY 12 July, all workplaces and retail businesses must use the NSW Government’s QR code to check in all visitors, including customers, staff, contractors and delivery people. Non-complying businesses can be fined or even temporarily closed. For more details, visit: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/covid-safe/customer-record-keeping/setting-up-electronic-check-and-qr-codes Note that while farms are exempt from requiring QR code checks, it’s…

MONDAY NEWS UPDATE – 22 MARCH 2021

😷  Health News The NSW vaccine program is underway, with group 1b commencing vaccinations today. To find out when your turn will come, use the Vaccines Eligibility Checker: https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility The Federal Health Department Secretary believes that international travel may be possible again in 2022, depending on worldwide vaccine rollout! In the meantime, let’s support our…

MONDAY NEWS UPDATE – 8 MARCH 2021

It’s International Women’s Day! Let’s #choosetochallenge to help forge a gender equal world. https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ 😷  Health News Restrictions in NSW schools have been loosened from today, with parents welcome back on site and no limits on group singing/chanting/recitation, amongst other changes. See https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/advice-for-families for all the details. The NSW vaccine program is underway, with 5…

MONDAY NEWS UPDATE – 1 MARCH 2021

😷  Health News NSW continues its run of no new community transmission! Restrictions have been eased further, commencing last Friday – see the details here: https://www.nsw.gov.au/media-releases/restrictions-will-be-eased-from-26-february The NSW vaccine program is underway, with 5 regional hubs and 99 regional satellite sites to start opening from 15 March. The initial focus will be on frontline health…

MONDAY NEWS UPDATE – 22 FEBRUARY 2021

😷  Health News NSW continues its run of no new community transmission! Victoria has returned to “COVIDSafe Summer” restrictions after the snap lockdown last weekend. The Australian vaccination program has commenced – the ABC has an excellent resource to answer questions about the vaccinations here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2021-02-22/covid-19-vaccines-pfizer-astrazeneca-australia-coronavirus/13158870?nw=0 ℹ COVID in the Workplace Update JobKeeper is still…