22 Nov 2021 7:23pm
Emergency Management (Passenger Transport Vaccination) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 has been created. It comes into effect at 5:52pm on 22 November 2021.
There are now requirements for passenger transport workers working from Adelaide, Mount Gambier, Parafield or Port Lincoln Airports to have at least one dose of a TGA approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccination.
A point to point driver (including taxi, a rideshare vehicle or a chauffeured vehicle) must have at least one vaccination by 25 November 2021.
A passenger transport driver (other than a point to point driver must have at least one vaccination by 12 December 2021
A person whose work or duties relates to the provision of a passenger transport service and in the course of those duties must have at least one vaccination by 20 December 2021– these include:
At the same time their first dose is due, the workers must have received, or has evidence of a booking to receive, a second dose of a TGA approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccine within the interval after the first dose recommended by the ATAGI for that COVID-19 vaccine.
A point to point or passenger transport worker is not required to have evidence of a COVID-19 vaccination if:
The complete Directions can be found at https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations
Frequently Asked Questions in relation to this Direction can be found at https://www.education.sa.gov.au/parents-and-families/covid-19-coronavirus/covid-19-vaccination-requirements