COVID-19. Important information for our members. 

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The situation with the coronavirus is changing every day, so please be sure to refresh this page and check our Facebook page for updates.

The PPTEU, along with other construction unions, employer associations and other industry partners believe that it is not in the interest of the industry and its workforce for sites to be closed down partially or fully due to Covid-19, whilst we must all maintain public and private health standards for everyone in the community.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the office is open for limited member access.

In line with recommendations with Government, we are taking preventative measures for the health and safety of the members and staff.  

The office is open to members, and restrictions still apply such as 1.5 m distancing in the foyer, one member at the reception desk at a time and hygeine principles still apply.

Before coming into the office, we ask members to be patient and to use the relevant numbers listed on the home page to assist with your enquiries. 

We encourage you use the "contact us" link at the bottom of the home page.

For the purchase of merchandise, this must be ordered online, using the "shop" drop down box at the top right hand side of the home page.

We apologise for the inconvenience this causes, but these measures are necessary during this unprecedented health event. 

We strongly advise all members to use this web site to keep up to date with daily announcements affecting you and our industry. For general health advice on COVID- 19 you can call the Vic Government hotline on 1800 675 398 or check out their website.

22 April 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines Building and Construction Industry Victoria (Revision 12) 

Revision 12 of the Building and Construction Industry COVID-19 Guidelines are issued as of today’s date and take effect immediately.  Consistent with Department of Health Workplace Directions No 24, issued 9 April 2021 and Department of Health Stay Safe Directions No 19 issued 9 April 2021, the following are the major updates: 

4 March 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations in workplaces

Using COVID-19 vaccines in workplaces to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19.

WorkSafe Victoria have published a guidance note on the use of vaccinations as a control measure to reduce the risk of exposure to Covid-19 in the workplace.

There will be further reviews and versions of COVID-19 Vaccine guidance as new advice or information is supplied by the Department of Health or Commonwealth government.

Read the guidance note here.

4 March 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines Building and Construction Industry Victoria (Revision 11) 

Revision 11 of the Building and Construction Industry COVID-19 Guidelines are issued as of today’s date. These Guidelines take effect immediately.

Consistent with DHHS Workplace Directions No 21, issued 26 February 2021 and DHHS Stay Safe Directions No 16 issued 26 February 2021, the following are the major updates:

16 February 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines for the Building and Construction Industry Victoria (Revision 10) 

Revision 10 of the Building and Construction Industry COVID-19 Guidelines are issued as of today’s date.  

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