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Business resources

We all need to continue to work together to make sure our workplaces are safe. Businesses have an important role to play in encouraging the take-up of vaccines and making it easy for workers to get vaccinated.

For more information see Safe Work Australia, Fair Work Ombudsman and Office of the Australian Information Commissioner resources below.

Workplace health and safety

Safe Work Australia resources

Safe Work Australia has information and resources for employers, small businesses and workers on the COVID-19 vaccines and how to manage risks from COVID-19 in the workplace.

For more COVID-19 work health and safety information, please visit the Safe Work Australia website 

Fair Work Ombudsman resources

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) provides information on the workplace laws, obligations and entitlements for employers and employees affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

With the recent approval of the first COVID-19 vaccine by the Therapeutic Goods Administration, the FWO has updated, and will continue to expand, information on this subject. 

Find out more at the Fair Work Ombudsman website

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

The OAIC provides advice for businesses covered by the Privacy Act on collecting contact tracing information and protecting customers’ personal information in changed working environments.

Employers covered by the Privacy Act can also find advice on their privacy obligations to their staff in the context of COVID-19 and the national vaccine rollout.

For more COVID-19 privacy advice visit the OAIC website

Resources for business

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Operating in a COVIDSafe economy

It's important that businesses have a plan to keep their workforce and customers safe and virus free. 

Learn more about how to ensure your business is COVIDSafe

COVIDSafe materials for business

Resource samples

Resources are available to download

Both ready-to-print and customisable materials are available for a range of workplaces including offices, retail stores, dining venues and more. Materials include posters, stickers, door signs and social media tiles.  

Resources are also available in other languages

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State and Territory Government information

Refer to your local state government for the latest responses to the coronavirus pandemic. You can also check restrictions in all states and territories using the COVID-19 Restriction Checker.