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 COVID-19 Information for Speech Pathology Australia Members 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. 

Employee checklist – returning to the workplace This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF. 

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.