Posted by Ben Robertson | 12 August 2021 | Civil Contractors and Construction
A large amount of construction workers reside in the locked down LGAs. The amendment to the order will assist in improving labour supply to sites, but labour for construction work will continue to be impacted by the effects of the current COVID-19 outbreak.
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On 17 July 2021, the NSW Government issued a public health order directing that work not be carried out on construction sites in Greater Sydney. "Following construction sites being shut down over 17 – 18 July 2021, builders and subcontractors should review their contracts closely and attend to issuing contract notices for extensions of time and suspension of work as applicable," said Nexus National Practice Director Ben Robertson.