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COVID: 2021

Last updated: 19 July 2021

It appears that across all of the Australian States and Territories, MANUFACTURING is an approved workforce, throughout the different stages of lockdown.

The APPMA recommends that if you are visiting a client at their workplace, to please ensure you contact them in advance to determine their COVID Safe Plan, what you will be required to do before or upon your arrival, and whether or not they are allowing visitors to their premises.

Scroll below for a more detailed snapshot on the basis of Victoria and New South Wales, as well as key border restrictions.


As of 11:59pm on Thursday 15 of July 2021, Victoria is in lockdown.

That means you can only leave home to get the food and the supplies you need, for exercise for up to two hours and no more than 5kms from your home, for care or caregiving, work or education if you can’t do it from home or to get vaccinated at the nearest possible location.

Current Table of Restrictions: click here

New South Wales

If you live in, usually work in, or usually attend a university or other tertiary education facility in Greater Sydney including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas, stay at home rules apply. You must stay home. Only leave your home if you have a reasonable excuse.

Rules for leaving home to go to work:
You may only leave your home to go to work if

Fairfield, Liverpool, or Canterbury-Bankstown lLGAs

If you live in the Fairfield, Liverpool, or Canterbury-Bankstown local government areas you cannot leave the local government area that you live in to go to work unless you are an authorised worker.

If you live in Fairfield, Liverpool, or Canterbury-Bankstown local government areas, and you cannot work from home and your workplace is still open, you can go to work if it is within the local government area in which you live.

Find out more about the rules for Fairfield, Liverpool and Canterbury Bankstown.

For more information on current restrictions in NSW please click here.

Border Restrictions