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Construction workers to require COVID-19 Vaccine from 23 September 2021

Posted on Sept 16, 2021

The Victorian Government has today announced important changes to operations in the construction industry.

In order to continue working, construction workers state-wide will need to show evidence to their employer that they have had a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 11:59pm Thursday, 23 September.

Limited medical exemptions and proof-of-booking exceptions will apply, in line with previous requirements for residential aged care workers.

Construction workers will now not be able to cross the metropolitan-regional boundary for work. Tea rooms will need to close and food or drink will not be able to be consumed indoors at work.

Click here for full details of today's announcement.

Victorian State-Hub Bookings

Construction workers can also access priority booking (phone only) and can walk up without a booking for Pfizer during key times at the old Ford Factory in Campbellfield, the former Bunnings in Melton West, Eagle Stadium in Werribee and the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital.

To book, call the Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.

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