VICTORIAN COVID-19 VACCINATION UPDATE
Based on advice from medical experts, the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) and was agreed by the National Cabinet on 28 June 2021, it is the decision of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for all residential aged care workers/Students from 17 September 2021.
Residential aged care workers/Students and those working in home & community care settings will be required to have received a minimum first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by this time and will be a condition of working and completing Work Placement in a residential aged care facility through shared state, territory and Commonwealth authorities and compliance measures.
To view the details on the Australian Government Department of Health website, please see the following link: https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/information-for-aged-care-providers-workers-and-residents-about-covid-19-vaccines/information-for-residential-aged-care-workers-about-covid-19-vaccines
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