COVID-19 vaccinations – Q&As for WA workers These resources are from Circle Green Community Legal Centre COVID-19 vaccinations – Q&As for WA workers This information is for workers in Western Australia. It is general information only and not intended to be a substitute for legal advice. Please note that directions on COVID-19 vaccinations and the COVID-19 situation generally are rapidly evolving. While we will do our best to keep this page updated, some of the information below may be altered by changed circumstances. By using the information on this page, you agree to our full disclaimer at the bottom of the page. Click on any of the links below to skip to your question: What are the public health directions that require workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in WA? My employer is requiring me to be vaccinated against COVID-19 due to a public health direction. What happens if I refuse? My employer is requiring me to be vaccinated against COVID-19, but there is no public health direction which applies. Can they do this? What are my rights at work if I have a medical condition which means I cannot be vaccinated against COVID-19? My employer is treating me less favourably at work because I am not vaccinated against COVID-19. Is this unlawful discrimination? My employer has dismissed me because I did not get vaccinated against COVID-19. What can I do? I do not want to attend my workplace because a co-worker has not been vaccinated against COVID-19. What are my rights? Do I have a right to be paid for the time it takes me to get a COVID-19 vaccine if my employer has required me to be vaccinated? My employer is asking me if I am vaccinated against COVID-19. Do I have to give them my private medical information? Can my employer require me to provide my reasons or other medical evidence if I choose not to have a COVID-19 vaccine? I have followed my employer’s request / direction to be vaccinated and suffered an illness or injury due to a COVID-19 vaccination. What are my rights? Where can I get more information? Disclaimer By using this publication and the information* contained within it, you agree that: T.H.E Community Legal Centre Incorporated (ABN 53 788 553 148) trading as Circle Green Community Legal, and its directors, employees and agents (Circle Green), do not accept responsibility for any consequences, including loss and/or damage, arising from your access to, or use of, the information contained in this publication, or from your reliance on any materials contained within this publication. While the information has been formulated with all due care, Circle Green does not guarantee the accuracy, currency, reliability or correctness of any of the information, nor that the information provided is exhaustive. This publication, and all the information therein, is intended to be for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide or replace specialist legal advice. Circle Green does not accept responsibility for the accuracy, currency, reliability or correctness of any information included within the publication that has been provided by third parties, including third party website links. None of the information or materials provided within this publication may be used, reproduced or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without written permission from Circle Green. Ultimately, you use this publication, and the information contained within it, at your own discretion and risk. You accept as a condition of your use of this publication and the information contained therein that you will make no claim for any loss, damage or expense that may arise from your use of publication, or your reliance on any of the information contained within it. If you have concerns or questions about any of the above, you should contact Circle Green for assistance on 6148 3636. *Information includes any and all data, documents, pages and images.