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
Employee checklist – returning to the workplace
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.