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NSW employers can still require staff Covid jabs, despite end of most mandates, say workplace lawyers

Vaccine mandates will remain in place for now in Victoria as authorities work with individual industries

Employers in New South Wales will still be able to require workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 in high-risk settings, despite the removal of vaccine mandates, according to one of the nation’s leading health and safety lawyers.

From 6pm on Friday, public health orders requiring key workplaces to be vaccinated will be lifted, and based instead on risk assessments under occupational workplace health and safety rules. Orders requiring aged care and disability workers to be vaccinated will remain in force, however.

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