There are some further Covid-19 updates for you to be aware of regarding construction activity.
If you have any questions or are feeling unsure, give our advisory team a call, this is a free service for all members.
Update for regional and rural NSW construction sites
Due to ongoing concerns about community transmission, stay-at-home orders in place for regional and rural NSW will be extended by two weeks, until at least 11:59pm on 10 September.
Construction sites in regional / rural NSW remain open. Workers on-site can live (or temporarily stay) in:
- Regional/rural NSW
- Greater Sydney (excluding LGAs of concern). If you travel more than 50km outside of Greater Sydney to get to the site, you must register to travel with the NSW Govt and comply with testing rules.
If you live in an LGA of concern, you may not work on a construction site in regional / rural NSW under any circumstances.
Find out more about the definition of regional and rural NSW
Update for authorised workers living in an LGA of concern
Effective 30 August 2021, if you live in or are temporarily staying in a LGA of concern, and are considered an authorised worker because you work on a construction site, you may leave your LGA if you:
- Have at least 1 dose of a COVID-19 vaccine
- Evidence of a medical exemption
Effective 30 August 2021, if you live in or are temporarily staying in a LGA of concern, and are considered an authorised worker because you work on a construction site, you must register your travel to leave your area to work.
Update for entering a LGA of concern
If you are entering an LGA of concern to work on a construction site, you must register your travel and comply with the vaccine requirements.