Mandatory vaccination announced for construction sector

WA Premier Mark McGowan has announced a vaccine mandate to cover 75% of the workforce, including the building, maintenance and construction sector.

Group 1: First dose by December 1, 2021 and fully vaccinated by December 31, 2021. This group includes the onsite resources sector.

Group 2: First dose by December 31, 2021 and fully vaccinated by January 31, 2022. This group includes those working in the building, maintenance and construction industries.

The state government has promised a range of industry roundtables to be held ahead of the implementation. NECA expects to be involved in these discussions and will provide more information as it becomes available.

If you have any further questions on this announcement, please contact NECA WA on (08) 6241 6100.