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Victorian COVID-19 News Updates

News update
7/11/2022
News update

National COVID-19 update: New government recommendations for disability workers

With COVID-19 cases increasing, the Federal Government has updated recommendations for disability worker isolation and vaccination.
News update
18/10/2022
News update

Vic COVID-19 update: Worker vaccination, OHS requirements, and pandemic payments

Disability workers not covered by Vic vaccination requirements, OHS Act requires employers to address known risks and payments for isolating casual workers.
News update
13/10/2022
News update

National COVID-19 update: Pandemic order changes and vaccination update

Pandemic orders will change nationally from 14 October including isolation and leave payments, with state and territory governments to detail sector guidance.
News update
13/10/2022
News update

Vic COVID-19 update: Pandemic order changes now in place

Victorian pandemic orders are no longer in place from today 13 October with protective measures remaining for disability services.
News update
13/09/2022
News update

National COVID-19 update: Additional vaccine available for boosters and new oral medication eligibility checker

Additional brand of vaccine available for third or fourth boosters for people 18 years or older. New COVID-19 symptom checker includes eligibility for oral medications.
News update
9/09/2022
News update

National COVID-19 update: Seven days isolation remains for disability, and relaxed mask wearing requirements

Changes to COVID-19 regulations are effective from Friday, 9 September and include reduced isolation periods and mask wearing requirements. New vaccine approved for 15 to 17 year olds.
Blog
16/11/2022
Blog

Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, November 2022

The positive energy of attendees at the CEOs’ Meeting will be our best defence against recent challenges: floods, rising COVID cases and workforce pressures.
Blog
17/10/2022
Blog

Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, October 2022

Our thoughts are with Victorian disability service providers, people with disabilities and broader communities affected by the recent flooding across Victoria.
Blog
16/09/2022
Blog

Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, September 2022

After a challenging winter with workforce shortages and significant incidence of COVID-19 and other viruses placing additional pressure on disability service providers, there is a sense that our sector...
Blog
15/08/2022
Blog

Victoria in Focus by Sarah Fordyce, August 2022

Victorian disability service providers continue to operate within a challenging and highly complex environment.