All the jobs on Mark McGowan’s mandatory coronavirus vaccination list

Staff reporterThe West Australian
VideoAustralia has reached the 70% double dose target for people aged 16 and over

From teachers to firefighters to newsagents, Mark McGowan has ordered 75 per cent of WA’s workforce to get vaccinated or face a possible $20,000.

Here’s everything you need to know about the occupations that will be affected and the deadline to have the jab.

HIGH RISK OCCUPATIONS

First dose by December 1, second dose by December 31

  • Cross-border freight (road and rail) workers - high and extreme risk locations only
  • Remaining public and private hospitals and public healthcare facilities
  • Primary and community health
  • On-site resources sector
  • Border and air transport
  • Staff working in or entering remote Aboriginal communities
  • Residential and non-residential community care services including in relation to: disability, mental health, homelessness, drug and alcohol services, child protection, family and domestic violence, Aboriginal peoples
  • Corrective services
  • Remaining WA Police
  • Fire and Emergency Services (excluding volunteers)
  • Abattoirs and meat processing

CRITICAL OCCUPATIONS

First dose by December 31, second dose by January 31, 2022

  • Supermarkets, grocery, bakery
  • Restaurant, pub, bar or café
  • Post office
  • Hardware store
  • Child care or family day care
  • School or boarding school — before Term One of 2022
  • Financial institution
  • Critical infrastructure and services necessary for health, safety and welfare of the community, any person, animal or premises e.g. utilities and veterinary clinic
  • Petrol station, truck stops and roadhouses
  • Public and commercial transport
  • Remaining port operations
  • Remaining commercial transport, freight or logistics
  • Hotel, motel or other accommodation facility to provide accommodation services
  • Funeral or mortuary services
  • Building, maintenance or construction

In the event of lockdown

  • Other click and collect retail
  • Bottle shop
  • Newsagent
  • Pet store
  • Wholesaler
  • Critical conveyancing and settlement agents
  • Roadside assistance
  • Critical forestry
  • Critical primary industries
  • Critical factories, manufacturing, fabrication and production
  • Government or local government services where working from home is not possible
  • Some administrative services
  • Vehicle and mechanical repair service
  • Journalistic and media services
  • Members and staff of Members of Parliament of Western Australia
  • Roadside assistance
  • Critical forestry
  • Critical primary industries
  • Critical factories, manufacturing, fabrication and production

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