COVID-19 and the workplace

Information on this page should also be read in conjunction with the Association’s Information about Exposure risk management and how to manage a confirmed case of COVID in your workplace, the Guidance for Service Delivery document, information about Vaccination and the Speech Pathology Australia Risk Assessment Tool (COVID-19).

WorkPlacePLUS can provide free initial advice to members of Speech Pathology Australia who have questions about managing the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace.

WorkPlacePLUS have provided the following resources:

Employer Checklist – returning to the workplace This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF. This is an amimated Gif that flashes the word updated in black out of a yellow background.

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Fair Work

The Fair Work website has a range of resources including:

Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws. This covers workplace laws, obligations and entitlements for:

  • employers and employees affected by coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • employers and employees seeking COVID-19 vaccination guidance
  • employers and employees covered by awards varied by the Fair Work Commission during coronavirus.

It also includes a Returning to the workplace-interactive employer tool and information about Enforceable government directions during coronavirus.

Safe Work Australia

The Safe Work Australia website provides a hub of work health and safety guidance and tools that Australian workplaces can use to manage health and safety risks related to COVID-19 across different workplaces e.g. early childhood, education, aged care, NDIS, etc.