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Updated: 29 November 2021.

Breight Group – Breight Group Mandatory Questionnaire

Please ensure you read all Breight Group updates and take appropriate actions.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the HSE Team at hseadmin@breight.com.

Breight Group closely monitors announcements by the Dept of Health concerning COVID-19 to ensure the health and welfare of our employees and visitors. Please refer to the Healthy WA website (https://www.healthywa.wa.gov.au/) for regular updates.

A State of Emergency and Public Health Emergency is in place in response to COVID-19 coronavirus. Varying travel restrictions are in place for travel to Western Australia from other Australian States and Territories. Details of current measures can be found at the WA Government COVID-19 website

All site-based employees are required to follow client site containment and travel screening measures.

VACCINATION:

THE WA GOVERNMENT HAS MANDATED FOR EVERYONE ATTENDING A WA MINE SITE TO BE VACCINATED. 

FIRST VACCINATION BY 1 DECEMBER 2021 FOLLOWED BY SECOND DOSE BY 1 JANUARY 2022.

The Australian Government’s Vaccine Clinic Finder tool is a quick and easy way to book a vaccine appointment at a local pharmacy, medical centre, GP clinic or community vaccine clinic.

FIFO workers will be able to access a COVID-19 vaccination facility at the Perth Airport T3 Terminal. Bookings will need to be made via Roll Up for WA website. This may be an option when returning to Perth at the end of your swing.

RESTRICTIONS PERTH AND PEEL

No restrictions current.

Please visit this link for full details of the latest WA COVID-19 directions.

BORDER CONTROLS

Very Low Risk Assessment –QLD and TAS, (subject to no further outbreaks).

Travellers from these designated very low risk states and territories are not required to quarantine upon entry into WA.

Low Risk Assessment 

NORTHERN TERRITORY and SOUTH AUSTRALIA

South Australia and Northern Territory are designated as Low Risk Assessment.  Under the low risk category, all travellers who have been in SA and NT can enter WA subject to the following strict conditions.

  • be double dose vaccinated against COVID-19 (if eligible);
  • present for a COVID-19 test on arrival (within 48 hours) and on day 12;
  • self-quarantine for 14 days in suitable premises;
  • complete a G2G Pass declaration prior to arrival, stipulating they do not have any COVID-19 symptoms and which jurisdictions they have been in the previous 14 days;
  • land arrivals to be met at the border checkpoint, for a health screening and to have their G2G Pass declaration checked before proceeding to their self-quarantine premises.

Medium risk Assessment

ACT

ACT is designated as a Medium Risk Assessment.  Travel from ACT into WA will not be permitted unless travelers meet strict exemption criteria

The WA Government has imposed restrictions on the classifications of Exempt Traveler for people seeking to travel from ACT.

Approved travelers aged 12 and older are required to undertake a pre-travel COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to departure.

Importantly FIFO Worker is not classed as an Exempt Traveler category therefore Breight Group cannot roster employees from ACT.

Refer to the WA Government website for more details

High Risk

NEW SOUTH WALES

You are not permitted to enter WA without an approval through G2G PASS and are subject to the following conditions:

  • proof of a negative COVID-19 test in the 72 hours prior to departure
  • self-quarantine in suitable premises for 14 days
  • present for an initial COVID-19 test within 48 hours
  • present for a COVID-19 test if any symptoms develop during quarantine
  • present for a COVID-19 test on day 12 after arrival in WA (if still in WA)
  • be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, if eligible
  • a mandatory requirement to use the G2G Now app while in quarantine.;
  • You must wear a mask from when you enter WA until you arrive at suitable self-quarantine premises or government approved quarantine facilities.

Breight Group cannot roster employees from NSW

Extreme Risk Assessment

VICTORIA

There are limited exemptions for anyone entering WA from Victoria, or who has travelled through Victoria.

  • Exemptions are restricted to Commonwealth, State and specialist functions only;
  • If permitted entry, you will be directed to undertake 14 days hotel quarantine at a Government approved quarantine facility at your own expense.
  • Approved travelers must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test in the 72 hours prior to departure.
  • You must provide proof of receipt of at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, where eligible.
  • Approved travelers will be required to use the G2G Now app on arrival in WA;
  • You will undertake COVID-19 tests on days one, five and 13.
  • You must wear a mask from when you enter WA until you arrive at government approved quarantine facilities. In addition, if travelling by air, you must also wear a mask on the flight, and while inside the airport

Breight Group cannot roster employees from VIC

Refer to the WA Government website for more details

The following links provide details of the current restrictions and reporting required prior to entering other states and New Zealand.  Please refer to the information contained in these sites and ensure you fully understand the obligations as a traveller.

WA Border Controls

WA Border Arrivals Form

SA Border Controls

QLD Border Controls

NT Border Controls

Tas Border Controls

NSW Border Controls

Victoria Border Controls

All interstate travelers to WA are subject to the following:

  • Completion of a G2G PASS declaration
  • Health screening and temperature test on arrival at Perth Airport
  • COVID-19 testing, if required.

Full details of WA’s interstate border controls can be accessed via this link

A person must not enter Western Australia if the person:

  1. has symptoms; or
  2. has received oral or written notice from a responsible officer that the person is a close contact; or
  3. is awaiting a test result after having been tested; or
  4. has received a positive test and has not received evidence from a medical practitioner or a responsible officer certifying that the person has recovered from COVID-19 within the meaning of the COVID-19 Series of National Guidelines.

Please contact your site medic, the Breight Group Health and Safety team or your GP or medical practitioner if you have further questions

 

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