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Ai Group is continually publishing new Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and resources for employers. See our dedicated Coronavirus COVID-19 webpage for member advice, industry news and resources to ensure you stay up-to-date with the latest information.

Make sure to check out our Variations to your Enterprise Agreement – Responding to COVID-19 webinar for expert advice and assistance in managing your enterprise agreement during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Specific HR Resource Centre and Health & Safety Resource Centre content to assist members during the COVID-19 pandemic is listed below. Content is labelled as 'New' (recently drafted to help members though the current crisis), 'Updated' or 'Existing').

For easy access, resources are separated into the following categories:

Recent updates
Date

Type

Status

Title

2 Oct 2020 Letter Updated JobKeeper 2.0 Payment Notification Letter
2 Oct 2020 Q&A Updated JobKeeper Payment scheme FAQs
8 Sep 2020 Q&A Updated Stand down FAQs
8 Sep 2020 Q&A Updated Returning to work FAQs
1 Sep 2020 Q&A New The COVID Grinch that stole Christmas
17 Aug 2020 Checklist Updated Suspected or Confirmed Case of COVID-19 Checklist
29 Jul 2020 Template Updated Visitor/Contractor Health Screen and Risk Assessment Form
20 Jul 2020 Q&A Updated Masks and COVID-19
20 Jul 2020 Q&A Updated Returning to work FAQs
6 Jul 2020 Q&A New It's ok not to be ok
30 Jun 2020 Q&A New How your business can make the most of a recruitment freeze
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Q&As

Type

Status

Title

Q&A New The COVID Grinch that stole Christmas
Q&A Updated Masks and COVID-19
Q&A New It's ok not to be ok
Q&A New How your business can make the most of a recruitment freeze
Q&A New Is it time to make working from home permanent?
Q&A New How to successfully onboard a new employee during COVID-19
Q&A New Stand down FAQs
Q&A New Returning to work FAQs
Q&A New Long service leave FAQs
Q&A New Can I temperature test employees?
Q&A New Top tips for employers for when staff return to the workplace
Q&A New What to expect when the office lights get switched back on
Q&A New JobKeeper Payment scheme FAQs
Q&A

New

Updated: Stand down FAQs
Q&A New COVID-19 Workers’ compensation FAQs
Q&A New Managing mental health FAQs
Q&A New COVID-19: Redundancy FAQs
Q&A New Updated: Enterprise agreements FAQs
Q&A New The personal impact of stand downs and redundancies
Q&A New How to maintain a positive employee experience during COVID-19
Q&A New Tips to survive the ‘double duty’ during COVID-19
Q&A New Making the most out of a remote 1 on 1
Q&A New Reducing employee hours from full time to part time
Q&A New COVID-19: Annual and personal/carer's leave
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Working from home

Type

Status

Title

Checklist New Getting Employees Back to the Office – Planning Checklist
Webinar New Setting up your home office to keep you safe and healthy
Checklist New Working from Home Self Assessment Checklist
Summary New Guide to Mastering the 'Check In' Conversation
Summary New Ten tips for working from home
Summary New How to keep your remote workforce culture strong
Summary New Ten tips to successfully lead a remote team
Summary New How to make the most of remote meetings 
Policy Updated Sample Working From Home Policy
Policy Existing Sample Flexible Working Arrangements Policy
Q&A New Tips to survive the ‘double duty’ during COVID-19
Q&A New Making the most out of a remote 1 on 1
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Workplace Health & Safety

Type

Release Date

Title

Guide New Pandemic Preparation, Response and Recovery
Summary New Pandemic Planning Guide (PDF)
Article New COVID-19: Pandemic Planning Guide
Checklist New Suspected or Confirmed Case of COVID-19 Checklist
Checklist New Working from Home Self Assessment Checklist
Template New Temperature Monitoring Log
Template New Incident Report Form (COVID-19)
Template New Infection Risk Assessment Template  
Template New Visitor/Contractor Health Screen and Risk Assessment Form
Template New Cleaning and Disinfection Record 
Template New Social Distancing Assessment and Action Plan 
Toolbox Talk New Toolbox Talk: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Q&A New COVID-19 Workers’ compensation FAQs
Q&A New Managing mental health FAQs
Q&A New Can masks help reduce the spread of COVID-19?
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Managing employees and stand down

Type

Status

Title

Letter Updated JobKeeper 2.0 Payment Notification Letter
Webinar New Variations to your Enterprise Agreement – Responding to COVID-19 
Article Updated Stand down under the Fair Work Act 2009
Q&A New Updated: Stand down FAQs
Q&A New Reducing employee hours from full time to part time
Summary New How to make the most of remote meetings 
Letter New Identity Letter for Staff on the Road
Letter New Agreement to Vary Ordinary Hours (Permanent Arrangement) Letter
Letter New Agreement to Vary Ordinary Hours (Temporary Arrangement) Letter
Checklist New How to Deliver Bad News Well
Summary  New Key Skills Every Leader Needs in a Crisis
Summary New Managing Performance During COVID-19 Summary
Summary  New How to Successfully Recruit Remotely During COVID-19
Summary  New How to effectively communicate with employees about COVID-19
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Managing leave

Type

Status

Title

Q&A New COVID-19: Annual and personal/carer's leave
Q&A New Taking of long service leave in advance
Article Existing Personal/carer's leave
Article Updated Annual leave
Summary Existing The NES - Accrual of Annual Leave Summary
Summary Existing The NES - Accrual of Personal/Carer's Leave Summary  
Template Existing Agreement to Take Annual Leave in Advance Form
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Redundancy

Type

Status

Title

Q&A New The personal impact of stand downs and redundancies
Articles Existing Redundancy articles (8)
Checklist Existing Redundancy Consultation Checklist  
Template Existing Redundancy Selection Criteria Matrix  
Template Existing Redundancy Selection Criteria Matrix - Total Scores Compilation 
Template Existing Redundancy Conversation (First Meeting) Script 
Template Existing Redundancy Conversation - Notice of Termination (Final Meeting) Script 
Summary Existing Key Tips to Support Employees Through Organisational Change 

 

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