From Friday 14 October 2022, it is no longer mandatory to isolate if you test positive to COVID-19.
The removal of mandatory isolation does not impact on the duties of an employer to do all that is reasonably practicable to minimise the risks of COVID-19 at the workplace, including asking workers to stay at home when unwell.
Information on these pages is currently being reviewed and will be updated shortly.
Information for your industry about work health and safety and COVID-19.
It is important that you have signs and posters around the workplace to remind workers and others of the risks of COVID-19 and the measures that are necessary to stop its spread. This includes posters on what is COVID-19 and how you can stop it spreading, how to wash your hands and the physical distancing requirements.
You are encouraged to download and print the following signs and posters to put up around your workplace. They cover all aspects of hygiene and advice of business change of operation due to COVID-19.
For COVID-19 work health and safety guidance and resources, go to COVID-19 - Information for workplaces.
For information and resources for small business, go to the COVID-19 Small business hub.
For Safe Work Australia resources, go to the COVID-19 resource kit.
Signs and posters for your workplace
- COVIDSafe resources for businesses including posters and social media tiles
- COVIDSafe resources for businesses in languages other than English
Health and hygiene
- Department of Health - Simple steps to help stop the spread poster
- Department of Health - Posters for businesses
- Department of Health - Keeping your distance poster
- World Health Organisation - How to hand wash poster
- World Health Organisation - How to hand rub poster
The Department of Health also has a collection of other Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for industry and the general public.
For information about what COVID-19 public health rules, including on masks, apply in your state or territory, go to your government website: