Groote Eylandt Mine

Mine employees isolate after testing positive to virus

Two resources workers were physically confined after discovered to be infected. South32 confirmed two workers tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Groote Eylandt Mine, about 640km west of...

BHP trainees

Employers introduce COVID vaccine mandates

A mining services company and multinational resources giant will force workers to be immunised against coronavirus. Mineral Resources (MinRes) and BHP have confirmed every fly-in fly-out (FIFO) and...

FIFO workers

FIFO workers wanted for vaccine drive

Queensland’s fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforce have been prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination. FIFO employees have been added to the Sunshine State’s 1B priority list, following the recent...

COVID-19 Vaccine National WHS guidance released

COVID-19 Vaccine National WHS guidance released

Safe Work Australia has released work health safety guidance on COVID-19 vaccinations and the workplace in readiness for Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout strategy commencing Monday, 22 February...

COVID-19 Vaccination at work

Can my boss direct me to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Whether a private employer can direct its employees to be vaccinated is a multi-faceted issue and one that will clearly emerge over the forthcoming months. Partner of Law firm Hall & Willcox...

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