NSW quarantine worker surveillance and testing program

In line with the requirements in the Public Health (COVID-19 Air Transportation Quarantine) Order (No 1) 2021 NSW Health implemented routine COVID-19 tests out of care and caution for certain staff who work in our quarantine facilities. These staff include:

  • Designated Quarantine Facility Workers
  • Designated Transportation Providers 
  • Designated Airport Workers

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COVID-19 vaccination

Workers specified in the NSW Airport and Quarantine Workers Vaccination Program can only enter the workplace or provide services if they have received at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Employers of these workers must ensure that their workers comply with this requirement. This provision commenced at 12pm on 28 June 2021. 


Message to hotel quarantine staff about masks

Current as at: Monday 28 June 2021
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