Australian Government marketing roadmap for your business post-lockdown

As Australia gets closer to our vaccination targets and prepares to bid farewell to recurring lockdowns, you need to consider what steps you will take in order to best manage and market your business in a post-lockdown context. The consumer market has changed and adapting your online marketing will ensure a successful return to operating your business.

Safeguarding Your Business From A COVID-19 Outbreak

Health authorities are warning Australians to approach the easing of COVID-19 restrictions with care by avoiding complacency.
The effects of lockdowns and restrictions are having a widespread impact on many businesses. Having a plan to help protect your staff from a potential outbreak in your workplace should be a priority. . READ MORE

Can You Direct Your Employees to Get Vaccinated?

As COVID-19 vaccines become increasingly available to the working population, employers are looking for guidance on the controversial question: can employers direct their employees to get vaccinated?
Three recent decisions from the Fair Work Commission have ruled that employers can direct employees to be vaccinated, provided it is safe for the employee to do so.

COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Workplace

COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Workplace – Edition 1 sets out how employers can play their part in the vaccine roll out and how to navigate issues related to vaccinations that may arise in the workplace.

Industry Specific COVID Safe Plan

INDUSTRY SPECIFIC COVIDSAFE PLAN Member Businesses enjoy the support of the Australasian Furnishing Association, and never has there been a more important time for accessing this support. Covid19 has been a significant disruptor to industry and navigating the...

Victorian Companies Open for Business

For Victorian AFA Member Businesses – On Monday 28th September 2020 this sector is eligible to Reopen for Business under the Restricted Business conditions applied by the Victoria Government.
View Guidelines for Opening under Victorian Government Step 2 Restrictions here

AFA Recommends Furnishing Industry Restart Roadmap

The AFA recently joined a number of meetings with Victorian State Government officials and other manufacturing sector representatives to discuss the manufacturing sector recommendations for industry restarts post Stage 4 Covid lockdown in Victoria. Based on the...

COVID-19 Deep Cleaning Services

The AFA has secured the services of Trilogy Facilities Maintenance to be on ‘stand-by’ for our Members, for Deep Cleaning or advice.

COVID-19 Notice to Visitors/Contractors for AFA Members

The AFA provides a series of business templates for use during the COVID-19 pandemic for the convenience of AFA Members who may qualify as Permitted Work Premises.
This Template – Notice to Visitors/Contractors – outlines conditions under which Visitors or Contractors may enter your premises.

AFA – Stage 4 Safety Plans and Workers Permit – VICTORIA

COVID UPDATEAFA – Stage 4 Safety Plans and Workers Permit  VICTORIA Victoria is now into Stage 4 Restrictions as of 12 midnight 5 August 2020. There will be an allowance of one trip without a permit over the next 48 hours. As per previous advice the Stage 4...

COVID-19 Manufacturer Response

COVID-19 Manufacturer Response The Association is supporting the register that has been devised to capture expressions of interest from Australian based manufacturers and individuals looking to assist with supply of goods, services or knowledge in tackling the current...