“The scrapping of mandatory COVID isolation rules by national cabinet is a sound decision that gets the balance right between the health of our community and the desperate need for workers facing so many businesses,” Innes Willox Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group said today.

“It is important that we focus on getting our economy running optimally as soon as possible and it is good to see our federal, state and territory leaders all on the same page on this.

“Businesses have worked hard throughout the pandemic to keep their workplaces safe and their employees healthy and that will continue. Workplace practices that minimise the spread of the virus together with personal responsibility is the right approach at this stage of the pandemic and for the future,” Mr Willox said.

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