Month: June 2020

Changes to the Award

In this Circular, we will explain some important changes to the Health Professionals and Support Services Award, and what it means for your Practice. The Award was varied in April and May, and was subject to a formal four yearly review, ending on 16 June 2020.  The Award now looks and reads very differently.  The most recent changes …

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Employer Obligations: Workplace Health and Safety

While most Practices have resumed operations, subject to some professional restrictions, other businesses in Australia are only reopening now.  The government is now focused on balancing health risks with rebuilding the economy.  Consequently the requirement of employers to demonstrate “how” they comply with workplace health and safety obligations, to prevent contracting or spreading Covid-19 is …

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