Current restrictions (updated 7.1.22)

  • NSW – Special Conditions for non-urgent surgery from 10 January – click here
  • SA – Emergency Management Direction from 7 January 2022 – click here
  • VIC – Elective Surgery Changes from 6 January 2022 – click here


Other resources

Updated fact sheet to help manage risk of COVID-19 transmission

Health service organisations are required to prepare and implement an organisation-wide Risk Management Plan to manage and reduce the risks related to transmission of COVID-19. ACSQHC have updated advice to support health service organisations with risk assessment in relation to COVID-19 and development of a comprehensive Risk Management Plan.

Download the updated fact sheet here: COVID-19: infection prevention and control risk management.  If you have questions about the new guidance, email, or for more information, visit the Commission’s COVID-19 web page.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

COVID-19 vaccinations are now mandatory for healthcare workers in most states. Following are links to additional resources:

Department of Health

ABC News COVID-19 Vaccine Video

ABC News In-Depth have produced an educational video about COVID-19 Vaccines and their effectiveness against the Delta strain. Click here to view the video.


Useful websites

Further Information

Our weekly bulletins are emailed to members each week and provide further useful information.

Email for copies of previous member updates and media statements.

Material available on this website in relation to COVID-19 is for information only.  Every effort is made to provide information that is accurate however, it is subject to change without notice.  Responsibility lies with the individual facility and you are encouraged to direct any queries to your State/Territory Health Department, Lawyer, Accountant or other professional, as deemed necessary.


Reviewed 15.11.21