In summary, the Department of Health report says the main factors that contributed to the outbreak were:
It’s reassuring that the Premier said all the report’s recommendations will be followed completely - the full report can be read here.
The main message is that systemic factors rather than individual behaviour led to the outbreak, so those who disparaged the great health defenders working so hard in the North West need to take a good hard look at themselves.
We remain concerned that information is slow to be provided to us, but we’re doing all we can to ensure we all know what’s happening as soon as decisions are made.
Any members with concerns about any advice given in the workplace, particularly if it contradicts advice from public health officials or us, can discuss that with our team at HACSUassist on 1300 880 032 or email@example.com
Thanks for all the vital work you do helping your fellow Tasmanians – you are all champions!