Australia is closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). You can access the latest information from australia.gov.au.
COVID-19 business restrictions
Some business operations are restricted under state or territory government public health directions. For information about what COVID-19 public health rules apply in your state or territory, go to your government website:
Work health and safety guidance for COVID-19
Safe Work Australia has a central hub of COVID-19 work health and safety guidance for workplaces. Information is available for more than 30 industries covering topics including WHS duties, risk assessments, physical distancing, cleaning, hygiene and mental health. A range of practical resources and tools for businesses are also available.
Go to the COVID-19 Information for workplaces.
Safe Work Australia does not regulate or enforce WHS laws or COVID-19 public health restrictions on business operations.
WHS compliance, injury reporting, licensing and compensation claims
You must contact the WHS authority in your jurisdiction. SWA does not enforce or regulate WHS laws or workers’ compensation schemes.