Important COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Our feedback to WBC

Westpac has announced that it is undertaking a review of its Vaccination Policy.

The bank is seeking feedback on whether the requirement to be vaccinated to attend your workplace should be removed on 1 October.

Our priority is your health and safety

Westpac has an obligation to maintain a safe workplace for everyone.
Management have said that they will rely on the remaining protections outlined in the Entry to Workplace Policy to ensure that all of us have a safe working environment. These protections include use of sanitisers,  increased cleaning, use of masks, social distancing within buildings, and tracing the movements of employees with COVID-19.

This review is an opportunity to assess all measures that keep us safe from COVID-19. A key part of the review is consultation with each of us.

Put forward your suggestions and raise any ideas that will keep us all safe by email reply here. Please provide your feedback by 12pm this Friday, 16 September, so that we can let the bank know what we think of this change.

How does this relate to our enterprise agreement negotiations?

Health and safety measures in our workplaces are a key element of any bargaining process. Want to know more? Check out our link here.


Authorised by Julia Angrisano, National Secretary