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Safeguarding Your Business From A COVID-19 Outbreak

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

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Can You Direct Your Employees to Get Vaccinated?

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.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Workplace

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.

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Industry Specific COVID Safe Plan

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...

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Victorian Companies Open for Business

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

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AFA Recommends Furnishing Industry Restart Roadmap

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...

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COVID-19 Notice to Visitors/Contractors for AFA Members

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.

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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...

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