Please click on the following link to a recent statement from the Minister Marshall that the agricultural workers specified in the list are acknowledged as essential workers – which includes Shearers.
The new Permit requires that the CEO makes the application and the restrictions include:
- no shared accommodation,
- self-isolating when not at work,
- record keeping (Tally Book will suffice),
- no carpooling unless 2 people in a shared household,
- face masks,
- 1.5m distancing,
· and employer to cover costs (accommodation and food) if a worker is required to self-isolate on the property due to illness.
The application continues through the ServiceNSW Covid Portal: