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Commuting strategies, fines and leave tackle COVID-19

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
NSW has issued advice on commuting safely to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, while both NSW and Victoria have introduced tough penalties for those who breach new isolation orders, and Western Australia has announced special leave arrangements for public servants affected by the coronavirus, in a bid to maintain safe working environments and reduce the spread of the disease.

COVID-19: WHS duties, injury claims and Govt plan

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
Safe Work Australia has outlined a range of actions employers should take to satisfy their WHS duties pertaining to coronavirus, while Comcare has detailed circumstances in which COVID-19 could be linked to employment under workers' comp laws, and the Attorney-General has flagged a "range of potential responses" to COVID-19 issues affecting work.


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