QLD 

As of the 20th of August 2021, restrictions have eased for South East Queensland however masks are still required in indoor spaces when leaving home. 

For more information please visit QLD Health https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/roadmap-to-easing-queenslands-restrictions  

Vaccinations 

For our Support Workers who live on the QLD/NSW border, the QLD Government has announced Essential Workers, which includes Support Workers, will need to have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccination before being able to cross the border into QLD.

For more information please visit QLD Health: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/news-events/doh-media-releases/releases/queensland-covid-19-update17  

If you’re a Member (over 18 years old) or Support Worker who wishes to get a vaccine, you can register and book in your first dose here: https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/protect-yourself-others/covid-19-vaccine/book 

 

NSW

Greater Sydney 

As of the 20th of August 2021, the lockdown for Greater Sydney has been extended until the end of September. If you are not providing essential support you must follow the latest stay at home requirements. 

From the 30th of August 2021, Disability Support Workers, who live or work in a local government area of concerns must enter or remain in your place of work unless you’ve have:

  1. At least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccination.
  2. Been issued a medical contraindication certificate.  

For more information please visit NSW Health:https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules/authorised-workers  

Regional NSW 

From 5pm 14th of August, all of regional NSW is also under lockdown and must follow the stay at home order. For more information please visit NSW Health: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules/what-you-can-do-nsw 

Vaccinations 

If you’re a Member (over 18 years old) or Support Worker who wishes to get a vaccine, you can register and book in your first dose here: https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/book-covid-vaccination 

If you're a Support Worker in Greater Sydney you can book a priority Pfizer vaccination appointment at the Sydney Olympic Park vaccination centre.