COVID-19 coronavirus: Critical worker furloughing

Information on the critical worker furloughing policy to ensure critical supply chains and services continue in a very high caseload environment.

From 12.01am Friday, 29 April 2022, the Critical Workers Furloughing Policy is no longer in effect.

Workers who are close contacts at high-risk settings, including hospitals, healthcare settings, disability and aged care facilities, and correctional facilities will still have additional guidelines to follow to continue working.

Find more information about close contacts.

Page reviewed 6 May 2022