VIC: COVID-19 Authorised Provider and Authorised Worker Permit
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Authorised Provider and Authorised Worker Permit
From 11:59 pm on Tuesday 17 August, employers that require their staff to attend a work site must issue a worker permit to their employees – this is the employer’s responsibility. Advice on how to access the authorised worker permit is provided below.
Penalties of up to $21,808 (for individuals) and $109,044 (for businesses) will apply to employers who issue worker permits to employees who do not meet the requirements of the worker permit scheme or who otherwise breach the scheme requirements.
There will also be on-the-spot fines of up to $1,817 (for individuals) and up to $10,904 (for businesses) for anyone who breaches the scheme requirements. This includes employers and employees who do not carry their worker permit when travelling to and from work.
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NB: Our information is current at the time of writing, 17 August 2021, and can change without notice.
We highly recommend you check Victoria’s Government website for further announcements and/or changes.