Useful information

The COVID-19 pandemic, including the government’s response and how this impacts you, is changing rapidly. We have compiled this page to provide Allied Health Professionals with relevant information about the COVID-19 pandemic in Victoria, and we will add to it as things change.
For the latest information and guidance for health professionals and Victorian health services, check the Department of Health’s COVID-19 response webpage.

If you have any questions, need further clarification, or have any suggestions for content to include, please contact us

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Health & Safety

Your entitlements in regards to a safe workplace, sufficient education and supervision, and consultation on issues which may affect your OH&S.

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Isolation & testing

An overview of the requirements for testing and quarantine, confirmed and probable cases, and close and social contacts.

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Current government guidance vaccination requirements for healthcare workers.

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Financial support

An overview of financial initiatives to support healthcare workers who contract COVID-19, and workers compensation.

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VAHPA is fighting for stronger entitlements and protections for Allied Health Professionals put under immense pressure by the pandemic.

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VAHPA Statements

VAHPA public statements on all aspects of the on-going Covid-19 public health crisis, isolation, and patient & worker rights.

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News & updates

The latest VAHPA updates and news relating to COVID-19.

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Politics of crisis

How the status quo is maintained during times of crisis.