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11 November 2021

Queensland Minister for Health has announced mandatory vaccinations for Queensland's disability workforce.

11 November 2021

DFFH fact sheets for disability community and residential services have been updated to explain requirements under the latest public health Directions.

09 November 2021

The South Australian Government has mandated COVID-19 vaccination for In-home and Community Aged Care and Disability Support Workers from 30 November 2021.

05 November 2021

Tasmanian Public Health Direction announced, requiring vaccination of workers who are employed or engaged to provide high intensity supports to NDIS participants on and from 21 November 2021.

27 October 2021

Victorian Government guidance documents to assist disability providers apply the new seven-day quarantine for primary close contacts (PCCs) in their settings.

26 October 2021

NSW Health has provided additional detail related to vaccinations for the sector and confirmed changes to advice about group activities.

26 October 2021

Mandatory vaccination for support workers in disability settings in the ACT has been announced, with workers required to be fully vaccinated by the end of November to continue working.

26 October 2021

The Premier of Tasmania has announced vaccinations will become mandatory for disability workers with first dose required by mid to late November.

21 October 2021

WA Disability sector staff will be required to have their first COVID-19 dose by 1 December 2021 and be fully vaccinated by 31 December 2021.

19 October 2021

New practice standards to ensure safe mealtimes are expected to be released by the NDIS Commission soon. A quick turnaround on meeting requirements is anticipated.