COVID-19 update to public health order 17 July 2021

Published: 18 Jul 2021

DUE TO THE NSW GOVERNMENT’S ANNOUNCEMENT ON SATURDAY 17 JULY 2021

The following is a summary of the Public Health Order issued 17 July 2021. For full details go to
PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN FAIRFIELD, CANTERBURY BANKSTOWN AND LIVERPOOL LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS
From Midnight Saturday 17 July 2021 CANNOT leave their local government for WORK except for emergency services and health care workers.
PEOPLE IN GREATER SYDNEY OTHER THAN THE ABOVE AREAS
Must not be away from home, unless they have a reasonable excuse. For details:
_______________________________________________________________________________ THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN GREATER SYDNEY (“GS”)
Except in limited circumstances, no construction will occur from Monday 19 July 12.01AM until Friday 30 July 11.59PM. Exceptions include to ensure safety and security, critical maintenance and emergency. _______________________________________________________________________________
OPTIONS FOR FINANCIAL RELIEF
Due to the Government’s announcement to cease construction, members can access:
1. LEAVE
You are entitled to be paid annual leave and RDOs if you have them.
2. ACIRT
Members who are stood down due to Covid-19 who are not on paid leave, are able to access some or all of their ACIRT. ACIRT has waived the need for you to provide confirmation from your employer. To make a claim go to:
Financial-Hardship-Payment.pdf (acirt.com.au)
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3. GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE DETAILS ARE ON THE NSW GOVERNMENT WEBSITE. THIS MAY BE PARTICULARLY RELEVANT FOR CASUAL WORKERS.
2021 COVID-19 Support Package | NSW Government
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4. MASKS
 A person in Greater Sydney must carry a fitted face mask at all time when away from home.
 Wear a fitted face mask in all indoor non-residential premises
 Wear a mask in indoor or outdoor area of a market, or next to food and drink premises