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Victoria Covid lockdown to end at midnight

Congratulations Victoria for the end of the five-day lockdown!

Victoria’s five-day lockdown ends at midnight on Wednesday, February 17.  Some restrictions will still remain, including masks, private gatherings and hospital visits.

Please click here to see the full list of continuing restrictions.

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Victorian COVID-19 restrictions

Victorian Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions

Nextt provides essential disability support services to our valued participants. Services will continue with the following additional restrictions in place:

  • Documentation All employees have been issued Essential Services Letters.
  • Support Workers Infection Prevention and Control – Support Workers have been issued with PPE, i.e. surgical mask, will observe physical distancing where possible, practice universal infection control, handwashing.
  • Shifts – activities during the shift should be in line with government advice and be for one of the four reasons stipulated
  • Shopping for necessary goods and services (one person per household, once per day, a support person can accompany if required)
  • Caregiving or compassionate reasons
  • Essential work or permitted education
  • Exercise (can leave for two hours of exercise)

Lockdown will end midnight Wednesday at this stage.

Please click here to see the full list of Victorian Premier restrictions.

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Queensland Government announcements on Greater Brisbane COVID-19 restrictions

Queensland Government announcements on Greater Brisbane COVID-19 restrictions

Nextt is committed to continuity of essential services support to all our clients.

From 6pm Friday 8 January to 6pm Monday 11 January, the following areas are asked to stay home unless it is for essential reasons. 

  • Brisbane
  • Ipswich
  • Moreton Bay
  • Redlands
  • Logan

There are four reasons that people can leave home

  • To buy essentials like groceries or medication
  • Work or study if you can’t do so from home
  • Exercise
  • Healthcare or to provide care including essential disability services

Nextt will continue to provide services in line with this advice. All workers will be provided surgical masks and will wear them during the provision of support to you/your loved one.

Nextt have been working hard nationally to keep all clients we support safe and well at this time. This includes:

  • Infection Control Training
  • Daily National Briefings to stay on top of state and medical advice
  • Responsive communication to our workforce on their obligations to keep you safe
  • Provision of PPE to workers

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 

Brisbane Office: (07) 3498 6320

We want to again thank all those who are in lockdown for this period. What you are doing is not just protecting you and your loved ones but everyone in the state of Queensland.

Please also see below some helpful information:

Disability Information Helpline

Call for information and referrals for people with disability who need help because of coronavirus (COVID-19). You can call Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (AEST). The helpline is not available on national public holidays. Family members, carers, support workers and services can also call.

1800 643 787   

 http://www.dss.gov.au/disabilityhelp

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