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The Direction has been updated to accommodate workers coming to Queensland under the Australian Government Pacific Labour Scheme or Seasonal Worker Programme.
To ensure a seasonal workforce for Queensland’s harvest this year, the Queensland Government is putting measures in place to reduce transmission of COVID-19 amongst employees, seasonal workers and the local community.
Businesses who employ seasonal workers must have a health management plan and be operating in accordance to this plan. This includes agribusinesses, commercial fisheries, and labour hire firms.
Health management plans are also required for:
A health management plan demonstrates compliance with COVID-19 Queensland Public Health Directions and outlines ways the business is minimising risks of COVID-19 transmission.