As Victorians saw a modest easing of restrictions from midnight of Friday 17 September as the state reached its 70 per cent first dose vaccination target, the construction industry started the week today under some new restrictions.
Eligible authorised workers in western and south-western Sydney local government areas (LGAs) have been offered priority COVID-19 vaccination from today at selected NSW Health vaccination clinics between August 16 and 22.
Sydney's construction restrictions will be eased from Wednesday but workers from the city's hardest-hit local government areas (LGAs) must be vaccinated before they're allowed on-site.
Business NSW chief executive Daniel Hunter said construction workers should be allowed back on sites on Monday July 26, four days before the city is scheduled to leave lockdown.
A contact tracing device, as small as a credit card, is changing the face of contact tracing in the essential industries operating safely through COVID-19. Contact Harald explains how its small solution can make a huge difference for construction sites.
As the industry in Metropolitan Melbourne moves into the 'restricted' phase of site working conditions a group of unions and employer associations are backing a collaborative safety campaign.