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What should I do if someone enters the station or office displaying signs of illness?

You should notify your Sergeant, Team Leader or Officer-in-Charge as soon as you identify the person is/has displaying symptoms of COVID-19. Maintain social distancing and operational safety principles while trying to determine the persons' recent medical history.  Please encourage them not to touch any countertops, material or furniture in the front office.  If there [...]

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What to do if I become ill?

If you experience fever, cough, difficulty breathing, malaise, fatigue or muscle aches, stay at home and contact a health provider or the Public Health Information Line (1800 044 599) or the Coronavirus Health Information Line (1800 020 080) for guidance.  Do not go directly to a healthcare facility prior to calling your GP or [...]

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Where do I find the most recent advice on COVID-19?

The most recent updates on COVID-2019 are issued by the World Health Organisation and can be found at https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019. Advice from the Australian Government can be found via the Department of Health at https://www.health.gov.au/ For information relating specifically to New South Wales, information can be found at https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx For information relating specifically to the [...]

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Is my AFPA insurance policy effected by the COVID-19 pandemic?

Not at this time. Hannover Life Re (who we insure you with) policies do not have a pandemic exclusion. All claims for COVID-19 will be assessed in line with the terms and conditions of the policy. This will also apply to applications for voluntary cover and continuation options.

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If I’m currently in Australia, and due to return to an OS mission and currently on a Determination 1, what will happen as I’m prohibited to travel?

We have been informed that members may retain the Determination 1 status for three months and still work towards the mission from their current Australia-based location. The AFP is currently looking at the tax implications of the decision.

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If I become a new member of the AFPA, will my application for insurance be accepted?

Hannover Life Re has not yet made significant changes to their underwriting practices, they are closely monitoring the incidence, symptomatology and case fatality rate associated with COVID-19. Hannover Life Re has informed us it is prudent at this time to implement additional precautionary measures when underwriting applicants believed to be of higher risk. This [...]

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If I elect to withdraw a child from school due to COVID-19 and I am unable to work from home, then what type of leave should I apply for?

The appropriate leave to apply for in such a circumstance would be recreational leave or long service leave, where applicable. Questions regarding leave should be directed to PeopleCentre@afp.org.gov.au on +61 2 5127 1120.

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If I am required to care for a school aged child show school has been closed due to COVID-19, and I am unable to work from home, then what type of leave should I apply for?

The appropriate leave to apply for is Carer’s Leave. If you do not have sufficient leave, then you may apply for Miscellaneous Leave with Pay. Questions regarding leave should be directed to PeopleCentre@afp.org.gov.au on +61 2 5127 1120.

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