COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates
Keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates and directives via:
For the latest information on relief packages and assistance available:
- Business Queensland – business assistance finder
- Business Queensland – information for businesses
- Australian Government – Economic response to the Coronavirus
- Australian Government – JobKeeper payment
The following organisations also have updates relevant to industry:
- Queensland Trucking Association (QTA)
- National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR)
- Australian Trucking Association
- Australasian Railway Association (ARA)
- Ports Australia
- Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
- Maritime Safety Queensland (MSQ)
- Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)
- Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA)
- Australian Logistics Council (ALA)
- Fair work Ombudsman
- Safe Work Australia
- Bus Industry Confederation (BIC)
COVID-19 Fact Sheets
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information for employers (01/05/2020)
COVID-19 Safety Guideline Sheet for Truck Drivers (30/03/2020)
COVID-19 Safety Guideline for Truck Stops (30/03/2020)
COVID-19 Safety Guideline for Cabin Cleaning (30/03/2020)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for border staff (06/04/2020)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for marine pilots (27/03/2020)
WHS advice for small business (28/03/2020)
Workers: WHS advice for COVID-19 (28/03/2020)
Business Impact Survey
The Queensland Government is running a survey to help them understand how your business has been impacted and assess what support you need.
The National Cabinet has agreed on a new Domestic Border Control Freight Movement Protocol, also endorsed by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee. It has been developed to keep freight moving around Australia while minimising risks to workers and the...
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Essential information: Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant: Check your eligibility and apply now for up to $10,000 funding for micro and small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Note: Round 2 for South East Queensland has now closed. We are still accepting...
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The Skills Focus Queensland training hub has been developed by GO1.com with support from the Queensland Government to deliver free online training and learning opportunities for eligible Queensland residents impacted by COVID-19. There are courses covering a wide...
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Essential information: Eased business restrictions: Stage 2 came into effect at 12 noon, 1 June 2020. Read more about stage 2 restrictions. Queensland Small Business Commissioner: Commercial landlords and tenants can seek help to resolve COVID-19 impacted lease...
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Unite and recover for Queensland Jobs released — The three priorities for stage 1 cover building vital infrastructure, strengthening Queensland’s industries and enabling future growth. Measures in the strategy include: $100 million Small Business Adaption Grants open...